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“three hours”(3 reviews)
“guided walk”(9 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 small group three hours guided walk kiwi spotting ulva island bird life plants and trees new zealand knowledgeable guide boat ride flora and fauna ange necks conservation highlights unhurried stewart
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ange is great. My wife and I were lucky enough to have an afternoon tour to ourselves. Our tour included saddlebacks, lots of tui, kaka, oyster catchers, weka (including a chick), fantail, and a female sea lion napping on the beach. We even saw an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jakemhs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful experience with Angela and Pip with Beaks and Feathers don’t hesitate to book it. Small group of 4 with plenty of opportunity to see rare and endangered species. Lots of info about plant life too. Take binoculars if you can but even without...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got the chance to have a kiwi spotting with Angela, and we could really enjoy 8 different sightings, watch them how they eat, act and it was amazing to see them run. The next day i went out with Steven from beaks and feathers...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maggie4659
Reviewed 22 October 2018

My husband and I did a guided walk with Ang on Ulva island and it was one of the highlights of our New Zealand Trip, |We were only visiting Stewart Island for the day and were pleased that Ang was able to schedule a trip...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nettie1971
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

Date of experience: September 2018
2  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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank KelsandHams
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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