Stewart Island

If you are after isolation and secluded outdoor beauty, Stewart Island is the place for you. The island is riddled with gorgeous bush tracks and the primary activities on the island are hiking and bird watching. If you’re lucky you might catch a glimpse of the elusive kiwi.

Must-do

  • Hike the Rakiura Track
  • Listen out for native birds
  • Spot a kiwi in the wild
  • Take a chilly dip in the sea at one of the island’s beautiful isolated coves
  • Enjoy a beer with the locals at the pub in the main settlement, Oban
  • Sample some of the freshest seafood you’ll find anywhere