Kids Go FREE

Stewart Island is the perfect place for a family escape, with many entertaining options available. Choose from bushwalking, fishing, bird watching, tours and cruises, or simply relax on the golden sand beaches, the options are endless for a fun-filled holiday.

This winter we have extended our Kids Go Free promotion to help more kiwi families explore the beauty of Stewart Island.  Up to two kids (0-18yrs) can travel for free with every full paying adult on selected experiences. 

Kids Go FREE* on the following trips from 11 January-  5 February 2021:

Stewart Island Ferry Services

Bluff to Stewart Island/Stewart Island to Bluff:
All daily departures.

Ulva Island Explorer, Stewart Island

Departing from Oban, Stewart Island: 12.45pm daily.

When you book online here, specials will automatically be applied to your booking - details of the savings are shown on your booking summary prior to final payment.

*Terms and Conditions - Kids Go FREE:

  • Offer available for children aged 0 - 18 years 
  • Maximum of 2 free children per full fare-paying adult (not available to ferry concession card holders). Extra children charged at normal child rates
  • Valid only for the dates advertised - on occasions, our Kids Go FREE campaign doesn't run for the entire NZ school holidays.  Black out dates sometimes apply.
  • Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer or discount (except 20% Multi Saver).  Meals, coach connections and departures, other than those listed, are not included.
  • Car parking is available adjacent to Bluff Visitor Terminal (extra cost)
  • Departures/excursions other than those listed are not included
  • Stewart Island Experience reserves the right to alter timetables, amend specials or deals, substitute plant or equipment and alter ticket prices.  Subject to availability.  This special will be applied to your booking automatically.

How does the Kids Go FREE promotion apply?: During the booking process select the number of adult, child and infant passengers for the Stewart Island ferry departure times you want.  Once this information has been entered, the promotion(s) and any saving (if applicable) will automatically apply and the "Booking Summary" and "cart summary" will show the original price, the saving and the amount to pay, prior to proceeding to the payment page.