Accommodation is based on share twin. That's
two singles or one double sharing a room.
If you are single and want to stay that way
we can arrange single rooms.
Invercargill we stay at the Victoria Railway Hotel a restored historic guesthouse in the centre of Invercargill.
At Mason Bay we stay in a campsite alongside
the public hut. Bunk beds are generally available
in the hut and our camp is well set up with
a range of tents, camping chairs and inflatable
mattresses. We provide sleeping bags. No
power, toilets are outside and there are
no showers .... sorry that's the price you
pay to see a kiwi in the wild and all of
our customers agree it is worth it!
In Halfmoon Bay we stay at a holiday hone or "crib" with all the mod cons....power,
showers and flush toilets. Linen is provided.
Carry only your own personal items.
Invercargill is 170km from Queenstown, and 190km from Te Anau. Scenic Shuttle operates
a daily service departing Te Anau 7.30am
(pick up from 7:15am). Shuttles from Queenstown depart
at 7.30am . Feel
free to contact us to help arrange transfers
A medium level of fitness is required
for Stewart Island. The walking is generally
flat. The tracks can be muddy and wet after
heavy rain. The sea kayaking is in protected
waters and no previous experience is required.
Is unpredictable. Extreme conditions can
develop at any time. Be prepared for cold
and wet weather and have warm waterproof
equipment. It makes it even nicer when it
is warm and sunny:
We will provide all
camping, cooking and kayaking equipment,
sleeping bags and maps. You provide and carry
a pack, personal and hiking equipment. We
have packs and wet weather gear available
if required but please advise in advance.
A good pair of comfortable walking boots
or shoes is essential. The walking is relatively
flat on a mixture of beaches, natural bush
tracks and well formed paths. You will need
to carry only your own personal belongings
during the day.
For our comprehensive list of things to bring click here.