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Stewart Island Water Taxi & Eco-Guiding
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 9, 2017
“Quick and easy”
Feb 27, 2017
“Excellent trip 'captain' was too”
Owned and operated by a sixth generation Islander, Stewart Island Water Taxi and Eco Guiding provides knowledgeable and safe transport for trampers, hunters, bird watchers and explorers. Popular destinations include: Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary...more
Stewart Island 9846, New Zealand
+64 800 469 283
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

These are the best way to get to certain points around Stewart island, or across to Ulva Island. Well priced and comfortable.

Thank rsghill
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very worth while trip to Ulva Island - would definitely recommend this taxi service efficient FAST and very helpful - Thank you

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The water taxi across to Ulva Island is really convenient and the guys running the service are super nice. They are give great info and clearly love and appreciate the environment they live in. Lovely experience.

Thank Denise528
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Super convenient and friendly, provides helpful tips to maximize your experience on Ulva island. Would definitely recommend this service!

Thank setivacosi
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Safe, fast and friendly ride across to Ulva Island. Not much else to say. The knowledgeable skipper zipped us across and gave some good advice about the island and was waiting early for us to come back across. They have “DOC approved” (as do all...More

Thank madryn
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The taxi service was perfect: friendly, safe, obviously well maintained. The ride was fun and beautiful.

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is an excellent and affordable service, whether you want to go to Ulva Island or to the start of a track. Ian is fabulous to deal with and very accommodating.

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Our skipper on the trip was well informed about the history of the bay and area. Throughout our journey he pointed out places of interest and the history of both the past and present. The old whaling station was interesting and thankfully not operating any...More

Thank Gordon3638
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The water Taxi's on and around Stewart Island will take you anywhere, they are professional, on time and very reliable. They have a regular timetable to most places like Ulva Island but will get you to any remote place amongst the many Islands and Bays...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We rang and booked a time for our taxi as we were travelling on a Sunday to Ulva, received prompt and efficient service

Thank Lynn N
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