Stewart Island Flight and Explore Day Tour from Queenstown

Hotel pickup
Self drive
Fitness level low
Intensity level low
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Highlights & inclusions

Stewart Island day trip from Queenstown
Return scenic flights to Stewart Island
Five hours of free time for exploring
Allow eight hours total for the entire trip
Guaranteed window seat on the flight!
Enjoy fresh fish and chips from the Kai Kart or local eatery
or 4 payments of $176.87 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Sat, Jul 13, 2024

What you can expect

Experience a secluded island in New Zealand on the Stewart Island Flight and Explore day tour departing from Queenstown. This full day outing includes a return scenic flight from Queenstown to Stewart Island, with five hours of exploration time on the island. The highlight of the Stewart Island Flight and Explore adventure is the view from your window seat, guaranteed when flying with Glenorchy Air.

From Queenstown, your flight path will take you down towards the south coast of New Zealand and you will soon be enjoying bird's eye view of Stewart Island's rugged coastlines, native forests and sandy beaches. After landing, you have five hours of free time to explore this remote and untouched paradise on foot, discovering Stewart Island's many hidden gems and breathtaking viewpoints along the way. We highly recommend trying the fish and chips in Oban for a tasty lunch!

Whether you're a nature lover, history buff, or simply seeking a one-of-a-kind adventure, the Stewart Island Flight and Explore tour is sure to exceed your expectations. With a scenic flight across some of New Zealand's most spectacular landscapes and five hours to explore Stewart Island's quaint villages and bays, this is the perfect way to spend a day out from Queenstown. Book your Glenorchy Air Stewart Island Flight and Explore tour today to embark on an unforgettable adventure.


What you need to know

  • Mandatory information required:
  • All passengers first name/ last name
  • All passenger weights in kg / lbs
  • All passenger contact number and email
  • Child Age (if applicable)
  • Requested pick up location / self drive
  • Dietary / Special requirements (if applicable)
  • Dates in Queenstown (so we can work around weather windows)
  • Return scenic flight from Queenstown to Stewart Island (1.25 hour flight each way)
  • Complimentary central Queenstown transfers before and after activity
  • Up to 5 hours exploration time on Stewart Island
  • Lunch not included
  • Activities on Stewart Island not included
  • This experience departs at 9am daily
  • Please call experience provider 1 hour before your scheduled flight time on the day of your flight for weather check
  • If you are self driving, your check in time is 30 minutes prior to departure
  • Please allow up to eight hours for this experience
Departure Location
  • This experience includes pick up from central Queenstown or meet at Glenorchy Air check-in desk at Queenstown Airport, Lucas Place, Frankton
Hotel Pickup
  • Complimentary pick-ups start 50 minutes prior to departure time
What To Bring
  • Any essential medication
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera – make sure it’s fully charged
  • Warm clothing layers
  • Sensible footwear
  • A daypack
  • Bottle of water
  • Snacks/Lunch
Additional Information
  • Lunch is not included
  • Participants are welcome to bring your own picnic lunch
  • There are also some great spots for lunch on the island
  • If over 140kgs please contact the experience provider
  • Not wheelchair accessible
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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