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Stewart Island Flights

| Invercargill Airport, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
+64 3-218 9129
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Excellent airline operation and customer service

Our travel to and from Rakiura with Stewart Island Flights contributed significantly to the... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
taipak27
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Wellington, New Zealand
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... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
akurajill
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Masterton, New Zealand
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We maintain scheduled flights linking Stewart Island and Invercargill year round. Charter Flights to Mason Bay and Doughboy Bay.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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| Invercargill Airport, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Our travel to and from Rakiura with Stewart Island Flights contributed significantly to the enjoyment of our long-overdue day visit. The views from the aircraft were stunning - and particularly impressive as our return trip to Invercargill necessitated an en route beach landing at Mason's...More

Thank taipak27
Reviewed 24 April 2017

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.

1  Thank akurajill
Reviewed 4 April 2017 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
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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...More

Thank JV_Travelling
Reviewed 1 April 2017 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...More

1  Thank Kenna S
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...More

Thank Sue H
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...More

Thank abcoldgit
Reviewed 11 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!...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 27 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
Reviewed 22 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
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3638grace
13 April 2016|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
At the airport lockers.
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Grimwa
29 December 2015|
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Response from Raymond H | Property representative |
Hi Vicki We could fly you off Stewart Island to Invercargill on Thursday 10th March 2016 at 08.30am.You would be landed by 08.50am in time for 10.00am.The one way fare is NZ$122.50. Cheers Raymond
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poodlelady2015
13 November 2015|
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Response from RosemaryLT | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to check with the Stewart Island Flights. We caught the 1:30 flight back to Invercargill and could have taken the 4:30pm flight. This suggests you could fly to the island on the afternoon flight (1:30) and... More
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