Stewart Island Fly | Explore | Fly ex Queenstown

Tour info

8 hours
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Why take this tour?

*** NEW FOR 2021 *** Is Stewart Island somewhere you've always wanted to visit but just not got round to? Why not add this incredible day trip to your Queenstown itinerary and fly with us to this tiny paradise. Tucked just 30 kilometers across the Foveaux Strait, at the end of New Zealand’s South Island, Stewart Island should be on everyone's bucket list. This trip offers you the flexibility to do your own thing, the island is full of hidden treasures, you'll have approximately 5 hours to experience island life. Fully immerse yourself in this little piece of paradise and simply explore the Oban township and its beautiful coastal walking tracks and stunning lookout points. Book a guided boat tour around Patterson Inlet with our friends at Rakiura Charters & Water Taxis or a land-based adventure in partnership with Aurora Cab Company. However you spend your time in this special destination; our top tip is to treat yourself to some lunch at Kai Kart, famous for their fish & chips.

What’s included?

  • Complementary Shuttle from Central Queenstown by 11 seater van

  • Child/booster seats available on request, baby earmuffs also provided

  • Departures from Queenstown Airport and Glenorchy Airstrip

  • Your knowledgeable, highly skilled local pilot will provide interesting and informative commentary

  • Return transfers from Ryans Creek Airstrip (Stewart Island) to Oban township

  • There are plenty of food options on the island or you are welcome to bring a packed lunch.

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

All passengers aged over 12 years and 3 months are required to present their vaccine certificates. Failure to do so will prevent you from travelling with Glenorchy Air. If a passenger is not able to show a valid vaccination certificate on check-in, they will not be eligible for a refund.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Glenorchy Air

About operator:

Under new ownership since July 2019. Discover Milford Sound and Beyond. Glenorchy Air operates awe-inspiring, intimate scenic flights from Queenstown and Glenorchy to Milford Sound, Mt Cook and Beyond, flown by knowledgeable, highly skilled local pilots who strive to exceed your expectations and deliver you a once in a lifetime experience. All our Aircraft have exclusively window seats, headsets to hear the pilot’s commentary and modern safety features. Professional and Personal Service is Guaranteed from this Family owned and operated, Queenstown based company. Your window seat awaits.

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