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“three hours”(3 reviews)
“guided walk”(8 reviews)
“kiwi spotting”(3 reviews)
Experience the unique beauty of Ulva Island and Stewart Island while going for a guided walk with Beaks and Feathers. Be entranced by abundant and colourful birdlife and the impressive forest of Ulva Island. Be taken in with the old charm of Stewart...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
65 Main Road, Stewart Island 9846, New Zealand
+64 27 316 3077
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All reviews three hours guided walk kiwi spotting great tour ulva island bird life knowledgeable guide new zealand flora and fauna ange necks conservation unhurried wekas stewart tours rain
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We decided to use Beaks and Feathers on the advice of a local and his advice was bang on the money! Ang was away but arranged for a couple of her part time staff to take us on adventures. The first was a boat ride...More

1  Thank PacerPA20
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

I did two tours with Ang, firstly Kiwi viewing up on the airstrip where we saw 3 kiwi and then the next day I did a 3hr guided walk on Ulva Island where we saw all the special birds I wanted to see. Ulva Island...More

2  Thank Tony D
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Ange is the best Kiwi-spotting guide you are going to get on Stewart Island. she is knowledgeable, delightful and will look after you like a long time friend. My wife needs a walking stick for mobility and we had our 9 yr old son, and...More

2  Thank craigincanberra
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We had wonderful time with Angela. We saw 4 kiwis in only 2 hours. One juvenile even almost touched me feet! The day walk on Ulva island was amazing as well. We learnt tons of interesting facts about birds, plants and life in Stewart and...More

1  Thank Jezinka
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Sympathetic, friendly and well-organised evening kiwi encounter, seeing birds doing their natural thing close up - it was amazing! Ange runs small groups - 6 max - and is genuinely motivated more by the fun of sharing her joy of indigenous birds than by turning...More

1  Thank anniegyg2018
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Ange runs small tours at Ulva Island, a bird watching paradise. Her knowledge of the bird life is incredible and she takes the track real slow so you can see all the best birds and plants. We did our research and can confidently say she...More

2  Thank KelsandHams
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We went on two tours with Angela(Port William and Acker's Point at Dusk) and we thoroughly enjoyed both of them. It is clear that she loves her island home and has a passion for sharing the extraordinary flora and fauna with others. She even provided...More

2  Thank Helen D
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Angela is a wonderful resource for a visit to Ulva Island. Take the early ferry with her and you may be lucky, as we were on Christmas Day, to have the Island to ourselves. She knows every bird and tree on that Island and is...More

1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed 24 December 2017

We were fortunate to tour Ulva Island with Ange, a most knowledgeable guide with years of hands-on experience. She will find and will point out many of the threatened birds and other animals while providing a fascinating history of how Ulva Island came to be....More

1  Thank ron028
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Ange provides excellent guided walks in small groups. She spots the birds, and knows the history and plants as well as the birds.

2  Thank Ruth T
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17 January 2018|
Response from asrakiura | Property representative |
Hi. Unfortunately this tour may not be suitable for a mobility scooter. Getting to and from Ulva island includes stepping on and off the wharf and onto boats. There’s also several steps on the wharf and on the track that... More