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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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Reviewed 27 July 2016

What a fantastic time we had with Ange on Ulva. Thanks from Colin and Izzi (Endorphin Beta). Thank you

1  Thank drporteous
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Awesome! Ange is super knowledgeable and the whole three hours is full of information about not only the birds but the plant life, conservation efforts and history of both Ulva and Stewart Island. I'm not really a bird person but after this trip I changed...More

1  Thank Pip L
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We were introduced to Ange by our Bach owner, and spent half a day enjoying a tailor made, peaceful and therapeutic morning walk around Ulva Island in a very small group, while she told us about the history, geography, botany and zoology of the environment.

1  Thank hm999
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We had an awesome time with Ange, an engaging and informative guide. She answered every question with well detailed answers. You can tell she has years of experience in conservation. We even saw a brown kiwi in the daytime, as well as saddlebacks, yellowheads, kereru,...More

1  Thank Jamiqua
Reviewed 29 January 2016

This is a very unique way to view Ulva Island. Ange takes out very small groups, mine was one to one, to explore the Island's bird life. Being in such a small group meant that she is able to cover the whole Island rather than...More

1  Thank Mums4Kids
Reviewed 18 December 2015

My wife and I recently returned from a wonderful month in New Zealand and our guided walk with Angela on Ulva Island was one of the highlights. Clearly well-versed in all aspects of Ulva Island from plants and animals to human history and more recent...More

2  Thank MarkW11
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

The guided walk on Ulva Island with Beaks & Feathers was one of the highlights of my trip to Stewart Island. Our guide had only one other person on the walk (total 2 guests) and she was able to show us all the birds unique...More

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asrakiura, Owner at Beaks and Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2015

Thanks so much for the great review. It was a pleasure to have you come and experience the beauty of Ulva Island and its birdlife.

Reviewed 6 December 2015

There are several operators who offer guided walks on Ulva, and this one was recommended by our accommodation. I liked the look of their website, and what they offered, and we were not disappointed. Ange has worked in conservation and lived on Stewart Island for...More

1  Thank Danila_Notdunroamin
asrakiura, Owner at Beaks and Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2015

Thank you for the great review. Im glad you enjoyed your experience on Ulva Island. It's such an awesome place to share with people :)

Reviewed 5 December 2015

We chose Beaks and Feathers for our guided walk on Ulva Island, because it promised a small group experience. We were not disappointed. Angie is a local and is passionate about the birds, plants and trees on Ulva Island. There was only my husband and...More

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asrakiura, Owner at Beaks and Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2015

Thank you so much for your kind review. Its a great start for a new business to get such great feed back. I am glad you enjoyed your experience on Ulva Island :)

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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