Stewart Island Experience offers a Village and Bays Tour of Oban (Halfmoon Bay) and the surrounding bays via our modern mini-buses. Nature guides share local history and environment of Stewart Island. hort walks.

Village and Bays Tours


Explore Oban and the surrounding bays in our modern mini-buses. Our guides enjoy sharing their local knowledge of the history and environment of Stewart Island.

Gain an entertaining insight into New Zealand’s southernmost community. Stewart Islanders are proud of their island, enjoying its simpler, slower pace.

During your tour, there is plenty of time available for photo stops and short walks. Highlights include Lee Bay, the gateway to Rakiura National Park; beautiful Horseshoe Bay and stunning views of Paterson Inlet from Observation Rock.

  • Departs from Oban Visitor Centre, Red Shed
  • Duration 1 hour 30 mins
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Small group sizes

See our Village & Bays Tour reviews on TripAdvisor.

What to Bring:
Waterproof jacket, woollen sweater or fleece jacket, walking shoes or boots, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent and camera.

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Village and Bays Tours - departs from Oban Visitor Centre

Season: All year, daily departures
Duration: 1 hr 30 mins
1 Nov 2014 - 30 Apr 2015
Departs: 11am, 1pm & 4pm
Prices from: $45 adult / $22 child
1 May 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
Departs: 11am & 1pm
Prices from: $45 adult / $22 child

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Please note:

  • Child rates apply for 5 - 14 years and infants 0 - 4 years carried free of charge
  • No departure on Christmas Day (25 Dec)

Stewart Island Experience also offers Ferry Services, Paterson Inlet Cruises and Rental Services.

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