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Amazing flight

This is the way to go, beautiful scenery going over to Stewart island and the flight was very... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Invercargill, New Zealand
The best way to travel to Stewart Island

We travelled today on a very windy and rainy day by the ferry service.....half way there I realised... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
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We maintain scheduled flights linking Stewart Island and Invercargill year round. Charter Flights to Mason Bay and Doughboy Bay.
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is the way to go, beautiful scenery going over to Stewart island and the flight was very smooth. Will do it again

Thank dangem67
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We travelled today on a very windy and rainy day by the ferry service.....half way there I realised my mistake. We had to endure 1 hr of torture on a woeful day to travel by boat. When we got to the Isla nd I immediately...More

Thank RichardBejah
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We flew from Oban to Mason bay landing on the beach at low tide. It was a short but spectacular flight across Stewart island. The views and the showers made for a special trip. The pilots competence and smooth landings were a delight. It was...More

Thank CynthiaCanberra
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

On a good day, this couldn’t get any better! The quick 15-20min flight from Invercargill is beautiful and picturesque. You get great views of the bays around the island and the colour of the water is out of this world, so clean and clear. The...More

Thank greirc
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Great way to get from Invercargill to Stewart Island. Only takes about 20 min. Price only a bit more than the sea ferry, That one takes an hour and you have to get from Invercargill to Bluff first. Pilots on both flights great and the...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful flight this afternoon from Invercargill to Stewart Island. Very smooth and wonderful photo opportunities. Professional pilot who ensured that we understood the safety aspects. Thank you.

Thank Diane N
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We had 2 very good flights, despite the windy weather during the return. It was a bit bumpy but we felt safe. The plane is small and that makes is almost cute. It is cosy to sit inside and the views are a nice extra!

Thank Fien D
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We booked the flight and island tour online with no fuss at all and thought the cost was very good and not that much more than the ferry fare. The experience of flying over to Stewart Island on a little 12 seater plane was fantastic...More

Thank geordie9Kent
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Would recommend any visitor to Stewart Island fly rather than take the ferry. Not a huge difference in return trips & flying your there in 20mins and depart from Invercargill rather than on a boat from Bluff for 1hr. Staff were great & reassured everyone...More

Thank julzb2016
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We took the Option 3 tour. This involved flying to Stewart Island, a boat trip to Ulva Island, a bus tour and then the ferry back to Bluff with a shuttle to Invercargill. Everything was on time and worked really well with time to wonder...More

Thank CazEllie
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14 April 2016|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
At the airport lockers.
29 December 2015|
Response from Raymond H | Property representative |
Hi Vicki We could fly you off Stewart Island to Invercargill on Thursday 10th March 2016 at 08.30am.You would be landed by 08.50am in time for 10.00am.The one way fare is NZ$122.50. Cheers Raymond
14 November 2015|
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Response from RosemaryLT | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to check with the Stewart Island Flights. We caught the 1:30 flight back to Invercargill and could have taken the 4:30pm flight. This suggests you could fly to the island on the afternoon flight (1:30) and... More