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Ulva Island Explorer from Stewart Island provided by Real Journeys

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Updated 13/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Ulva Island Explorer from Stewart Island
Government regulations strictly adhered to. Covid Tracing App QR Code displayed- for those not using the app there is a paper sign-in sheet.
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Updated 13/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
Visitor Terminal - Stewart Island Experience, Southland 9818, New Zealand
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Catamaran cruise and island tour
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Picnic lunch (must contact operator directly after booking to purchase)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Francisca M wrote a review Apr 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand9 contributions1 helpful vote
I never realized that flora and fauna could be so interesting but Linette made it interesting and educational. Boat there and back was great especially the albatross on the way back.
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Dedge wrote a review Apr 2021
Lower Hutt, New Zealand194 contributions37 helpful votes
Excellent trip. The boat ride over was great. Very comfy and the commentary along the way was great. Informative and interesting. The walking tracks were easy grade and our guide knew a lot about the flora and was able to recognise bird call and spot birds. We saw the Stewart
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chrisandbarbara wrote a review Nov 2020
Dunedin, New Zealand142 contributions1 helpful vote
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Arriving at pier on golden beach with old Post Office building in background and clear waters is a magical start. We had an albatross companion just prior to landfall. Wonderful bird song with multiple noisy kaka overhead, curious weka, bellbirds, robins, and a sight of the
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Rachel Breen wrote a review Feb 2020
Lower Hutt, New Zealand24 contributions
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I was lucky enough to voyage out to Ulva island on this tour today and what a blast it was! Our guide, Erin, was very knowledgeable and pointed out bird sounds and even birds that were hard to spot! I got to see plants of my favourite bird, the Stewart island robin, along with a
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Ulva Island Explorer from Stewart Island
Responded 12 Feb 2020
Kia Ora. Thank you for your 5 star review and lovely comments. We are thrilled you were able to see your favourite bird along with some other species. Thank you for taking the time to mention Erin, we have passed your comments on. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Stewart Island. Kind Regards - The Team at Stewart Island Experience.
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Stephen H wrote a review Feb 2020
Nelson, New Zealand2 contributions1 helpful vote
We had an excellent voyage to the island on the catamaran, with stops to view landmarks and sights and to watch the mollyhawks. The skipper was fantastic in helping to identify the birds - Northern and Southern Royal Albatross; Buller's, Salvin's and White Capped Mollyhawk. An
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Date of experience: February 2020
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fionanNZ
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A wonderful full day of exploring Nature in Fiordland
Wonderful full day of exploring Lake Manapouri & Doubtful Sound. The team are passionate about their work and their
Meander553747
Meander553747
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Great family experience
Tony the wilderness guide and bus driver was fantastic, great commentary and an amazing trip of a lifetime. The 5
421joyc
421joyc
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Fantastic!
We loved our experience, a fantastic way to spend an afternoon. The Earnslaw cruise was informative and it was fun
M0xie4
M0xie4
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A 'Must Do' in Queenstown
It's the best way to see the lake, so many stunning vistas. Plus it's nice to take in Queenstown on a non adrenali
Alison L
Alison L
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Beautiful
Bring your appetite and your camera. Delicious sights and offerings from start to finish. The BBQ lunch is elegan
AnnaWellington
AnnaWellington
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Must-do experience
We had a wonderful time on this trip. The kayaking was lots of fun, followed by a swim off the back of the boat. Th
421joyc
421joyc
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Loved the caves
The caves themselves were amazing, and very interesting to see how incredible nature really is. It was just right
Simbojnr
Simbojnr
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Magical experience in Te Anau
What an amazing experience. By chance saw this when booking Earnslaw so decided to make a day of it. Staying in Q't
zmatthews22
zmatthews22
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Great experience, beautiful sound
Milford sound is smaller than doubtful sound, so you could definitely see it all in a day cruise if you don't have
zmatthews22
zmatthews22
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Worth every cent. Great staff, information, food and views.
This was definitely worth doing. With doubtful sound being further away, this gives you such a great opportunity to
Fenchurch40
Fenchurch40
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Simply stunning!
This is a must do trip for kiwis and international visitors -and well worth the cost. The hard-working staff are a
Jacqbot
Jacqbot
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A must to do !
This was an absolutely fantastic day out. The weather was grey and a bit murky but our group (4 friends) all thoug
Hine42
Hine42
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Once in a lifetime experience for all
Spectacular scenery even in the rain. The Milford Mariner provided superb food and catered to my food intolerances.
dedge69
dedge69
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Awesome waterfalls
I’m giving this four stars even though I was disappointed as we really didn’t see any wildlife except for seals at
Roger C
Roger C
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Happy Days
Hoping for fine weather, we should have been disappointed with the misty clouds and scattered rain. However the we
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