Stewart Island Bird Watching and Sanctuaries
Stewart Island, New Zealand, is located in the Southland region. The island is the only place in New Zealand where you can readily see kiwi in their natural habitat. There are many unique and and fantastic bird species living in and around Stewart Island. From exotic to native birds, including some that live nowhere else on earth, there is something for every bird lover. Visit a Stewart Island bird sanctuary or join a bird watching trip and observe many fantastic bird species in their natural habitat. more
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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.
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.
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