Stewart Island Natural Wildlife
Stewart Island has a range of natural wildlife and indigenous birds, insects, animals and plants, many of which are not found anywhere else in the world. The best known indigenous creature in New Zealand is the kiwi, a flightless, noctural bird.
Experience the natural wildlife of New Zealand up close with a natural wildlife experience in Stewart Island. See endangered species, unique birds, animals and plants and current conservation projects aimed at preserving our wildlife.
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Mobile-friendly - Experience the adventure of a lifetime on New Zealand's premier walking tracks, the Great Walks! Leading you through awe-inspiring landscapes - from strolling along sandy shores to climbing above the clouds - there's something for everyone. Managed by the Department of Conservation, there are nine unforgettable journeys to choose from! Visit our website for a taste of what's on offer.
Mobile-friendly - New Zealand's best wildlife tour—visit one of the world's few untouched areas with its amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery. Our 'Peninsula Encounter' is absolutely unrivalled offering close, exciting, small group viewing of royal albatross, hookers sealions, blue penguins, New Zealand fur seals and yellow eyed penguins in a beautiful isolated area. New Zealand Tourism Award winner in four categories.
Mobile-friendly - Discover Fiordland, Queenstown and Te Anau with Real Journeys, a local company that has guided excursions into these unique areas for 60 years. Choose day, overnight or coach/cruise options to Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Visit the Te Anau Glowworms Caves, try the Milford Track Guided Day Walk, Queenstown's iconic TSS Earnslaw Steamship and Walter Peak High Country Farm.
Mobile-friendly - Locally owned company offering outstanding range of tours in Milford Sound. Both day and overnight cruises that explore this magnificent fiord. Luxury coach transfers from Queenstown and Te Anau and flight connections to/from Milford Sound/Queenstown.
Mobile-friendly - Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter invite you onto our catamaran for a cruise across Paterson Inlet to Little Glory Cove. The nature walk is on a well-formed track across the peninsula, through spectacular coastal forest to a secluded sandy beach. Here in the darkness you will get to see the Southern brown kiwi (Rakiura Tokoeka) - often searching for food.
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