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Stewart Island Ferry - Stewart Island Experience
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This tour with Matt was an unforgettable experience. The bird life was amazing seeing all the birds including kiwi and black Robin along with all the beautiful fauna and learning about its history.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank aquariannz
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

As with many things on Stewart island the ferry company is a monopoly with no direct competitor but they do not behave this way. The service is prompt and friendly. Foveaux is a difficult crossing which we experienced both directions. The staff were alert to people feeling or being ill and very very kind discreet and caring to those who were unwell. Also friendly and happy to chat with others who want the skinny on life on the island. Awesome!

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

On the way over we went on a smaller boat which was great fun. It was a little choppy but there were lots of birds to see. On the return journey we were on a bigger boat the sea was calmer but it didn't seem to ride the waves as well as the smaller one. A place you would probably only visit once in your life so worth doing everything.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank RATZnz
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I know you can't control the wind and this journey we were told was pretty usual. I think if we knew we would have flown.
The island is worth visiting, but check the weather before you travel. Mid summer day, 5 degrees centigrade and very very windy, lots of people being sick. Impressed by the staff who dealt with everyone very professionally.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank michele P
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Very helpful staff. Open to all the questions asked about the crossing. Gave us a good tip for dinner on the island. Thank you.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank AnitaCampari
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