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See my review of Ruggedy Range Tours. That’s the way to see this amazing place. While you can go unescorted by water taxi, unless you are already an expert on NZ fauna and flora, go with someone who is. You will learn so much.
Though I failed to spot a wild kiwi, I enjoyed my time here! I saw many wild NZ native birds including weka, Kaka, and many more! The walk is very easy and there are not many pathways so no one can get lost. Contact water...More
A very special place. We did a guided tour in the morning which is very worth while as you learn to listen for the birds, which helps you to spot them. We returned to Stewart for lunch, but we enjoyed Ulva Island so much, we...More
It was a cold rainy day but that didn’t effect our enjoyment of our visit. Saw lots of birds, cheeky weka and very few people which was nice. We caught the 9am ferry over ( which turned out to be a water taxi as there...More
Ulva Island is a bird sanctuary and the Department of Conservation does a great job keeping it predator free. Take a guided tour so an expert can tell by sound what is close and where to look. This is probably the best chance to see...More
From the moment we stepped aboard the Ulva Island Explorer from Stewart Island to the end, we were treated like good friends. The boat staff and guides were extremely helpful. Our guide was exceptionally knowledgeable and able to answer all questions. Highly recommended
You could also try "Beaks and feathers". For the the Ulva Island trip, she was a lovely guide and we saw really interesting birds and learned a lot about the flora on the island also. It was a small group size (4 of us) as... More
You could also try "Beaks and feathers". For the the Ulva Island trip, she was a lovely guide and we saw really interesting birds and learned a lot about the flora on the island also. It was a small group size (4 of us) as well which was nice.