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Stewart Island Water Taxi & Eco-Guiding - CLOSED

Stewart Island 9846, New Zealand
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These are the best way to get to certain points around Stewart island, or across to Ulva Island... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
rsghill
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Canberra
Excellent trip 'captain' was too

Very worth while trip to Ulva Island - would definitely recommend this taxi service efficient FAST... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2017
Fiona M
,
Oban, United Kingdom
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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, where you can wander in native forest amongst extensive bird life; Freshwater (gateway to Mason's Bay); and Port William Hut. Other destinations available, please contact us for more information.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Stewart Island 9846, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 10, 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
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

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

Thank Fiona M
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Reviewed January 17, 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.

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Reviewed January 2, 2017

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

Thank setivacosi
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Reviewed December 29, 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
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Reviewed December 13, 2016

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

Thank Lisa E
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Reviewed July 17, 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
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Reviewed May 19, 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

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Reviewed February 18, 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
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Reviewed February 4, 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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