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Stewart Island Return Ferry Service - RealNZ

During the one-hour crossing between Bluff and Stewart Island keep a lookout for wildlife, especially seabirds. Watching mollymawks (albatross) soaring behind the ferry is a fantastic sight.

Highlights

  • Bluff to Stewart Island Return ferry booking
  • Daily Departures - morning and afternoon
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Purpose-built Catamarans
  • 1 hour duration for each crossing

Experience Foveaux Strait onboard our express catamarans. During the one-hour crossing between Bluff and Stewart Island keep a lookout for wildlife, especially seabirds. Watching mollymawks (albatross) soaring behind the ferry is a fantastic sight.

Comprehensive commentaries provide information on the interesting landmarks commonly seen, including Dog Island Lighthouse, Ruapuke Island, the Titi Islands and Mt Anglem - Stewart Island’s highest point.

Personal baggage is carried free on the ferries - max. 2 bags per person (1 stowed and 1 small carry-on). Additional baggage is by prior arrangement

Vehicle parking available at Bluff (extra cost)

Bluff to Stewart Island Departure times: 9.30am and 4.30pm

Stewart Island to Bluff Departure times: 8am and 3pm

Adult $85.00 (Price Each Way)
Child $45.00 (Price Each Way. 5 - 15 years eligible for Child rate)

Duration

  • Allow 1 hour each way (2 hours in total return)

Location

  • 21 Foreshore Road, Bluff 9814, New Zealand

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Please check in 30 minutes prior to departure. 1 hour duration for each crossing.

  • Personal baggage is carried free on the ferries - max. 2 bags per person (1 stowed and 1 small carry-on). Additional baggage is by prior arrangement.

Pick Your Dates & Times

Bluff to Stewart IslandAvailable Bookings from August 18 to August 24

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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Thu 18 Aug
Fri 19 Aug
Sat 20 Aug
Sun 21 Aug
Mon 22 Aug
Tue 23 Aug
Wed 24 Aug

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$45.00

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  • Child$45.00

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  • Child$45.00

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  • Child$45.00

Stewart Island to BluffAvailable Bookings from August 18 to August 24

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Change Dates
Thu 18 Aug
Fri 19 Aug
Sat 20 Aug
Sun 21 Aug
Mon 22 Aug
Tue 23 Aug
Wed 24 Aug

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$45.00

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  • Child$45.00

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  • Child$45.00

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  • Child$45.00
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