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Stewart Island Ferry - Stewart Island Experience
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Cruise & Ulva Island

Well, we’d like to thank Jon from this team, for being fantastic when we found ourselves in a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Agapantha56
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Greymouth, New Zealand
Good but pricey

The cost of transport is a bit steep. $79 per person each way. It's a catamaran and is a bit... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2021
TambonzRobertson
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Waipu, New Zealand
via mobile
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Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

Super efficient ferry service - 1 hour crossing - staff are great - what more is there to say. Only other option is to fly which is a lot more or charter your own boat.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

We had superb weather and the crossing both ways was a doddle. Have done crossings in the past with BIG seas and it can be an assault on the nerves! The crew as ever were slick and super well organised. As I have seen previously, those who sit towards the front and cant see outside tend to get sea sick, so sit towards the back, or even stand up, will reduce chances of seasickness dramatically.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

We traveled to Stewart Island and back a few days later. Both ways were a bit bumpy but Skipper handled the waves a bit better on way out. Very pleasant staff and comfort both ways

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat H
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Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Refunded full amount they were unable to fulfil trip due to bad weather, excellent company. Not their fault. If only accommodation on Stewart Island was this honest.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

It was a very rough sea because of very heavy wind. The captain (a woman !) managed to ride the high waves in a perfect manner. However she could do it, but she did ! Thank you for that.
The staff/service was very friendly and caring as some people were not feeling well. A very good way to get to Stewart Island.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alexandra S
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