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Stewart Island Flights

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Address: Invercargill Airport, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-218 9129

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Day trip to Rakuira and Ulva Islands

A wonderful trip thanks to Leon and John of Stewart Isand Flights. Staff could not have been more attentive. Everything ran to time plan. Highly recommend the daytrip to Rakuira... read more

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Masterton, New Zealand
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Masterton, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful trip thanks to Leon and John of Stewart Isand Flights. Staff could not have been more attentive. Everything ran to time plan. Highly recommend the daytrip to Rakuira and Ulva Islands. Very special experience.

Thank akurajill
Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Flew to Stewart Island on a tramping holiday, had to change my flights multiple times the staff were more than accommodating and helpful which made travelling easier.

Thank Henare K
Berlin, Germany
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131 reviews
58 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flying to Stewart Island is definitely a great way to get there. The staff is very friendly and the service is very efficient. On our flight to Stewart Island one guy provided all services from checking in our luggage, doing the boarding and safety instructions and flying us to Stewart Island. The flight itself provides fantastic views of Foveaux Strait... More 

Thank JV_Travelling
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62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stewart Island Flights is a highly professional and knowledgeable flight operation. We felt safe and secure on outgoing and incoming flights to Stewart Island. The crew were careful with the cargo, and very quickly off loaded our group and boarded the next group. The views were lovely, and the flights were smooth with exceptionally soft landings. The van was waiting... More 

Thank Kenna S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Decided to fly because I wanted to get maximum value from the day. Totally the right decision. 8am flight. Short smooth flight across. Had two hours of early morning tranquility on the island before the first ferry arrived. 9 seater plane. I got to sit up front next to the pilot. Just loved it. The pilots do everything. Check you... More 

Thank Sue H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A visit to Stewart Island is well worth it if in this part of NZ and the flights are an interesting and economical way of getting there, providing you like small planes. On our day return trip I think we met just about all their staff: at Invercargill airport you are checked in by the pilot. The return trip involves... More 

Thank abcoldgit
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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29 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic short flight to Mason Bay...landed on beach in sea and spray...well nearly as very windy! Walked to DOC hut and stayed night.....go straight from beach to get a bed as first come first served. Take sand fly 100% Deet to kill them...there are lots! Explored area and saw a kiwi at dusk near the hut. Next day walked to... More 

Thank Helen W
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Recently we left out car at Invetcsrgill airport, we were transported by bus to Bluff, got the ferry across to Stewart Island and flew back to the mainland. What an experience! Little 9 seater plane with amazing views all the way.

1 Thank dddrnz
Invercargill, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

I have lived in Southland my entire life and have been to Stewart Island several times, but never experienced such fantastic views of the Island until this experience! A++

Thank annasmithnz78
Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome trip across to Stewart island! I wanted to do it again! Smooth flying and I had the best time sitting up the front! Lovely pilot too which makes all the difference.

Thank estheranntripp

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