Southern Odyssey: Stewart Island & The Catlins

All inclusive small group tour with MoaTours

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6 night tour from $4,390 per person twin share*

Sales from 07 September 2020 to 31 December 2020

On this small group tour you will be guided around some of the hotspots of the South Island. Invercargill has fascinating transport museums and Stewart Island and Ulva Island bird sanctuary are a nature lover's playground. See the natural wonders of the Catlins Coast and discover the Scottish heritage of Dunedin and its mainland albatross colony.

Departs: Auckland. 8 Departure Dates
- 31 Oct 2020 - ALMOST FULL - 3 SEATS LEFT!
- 23 Nov 2020 - SOLD OUT
- 13 Dec 2020 - FILLING UP
- 15 Jan 2021 - ALMOST FULL
- 24 Jan 2021 - SOLD OUT
-12 Feb 2021 - SOLD OUT
- 22 Feb 2021 - SOLD OUT
- 8 March 2021 - SOLD OUT


Day 1: Auckland - Queenstown - Mandeville - Gore - Invercargill
Day 2: Invercargill - Transport World - Indian Scout - Bluff - Stewart Island
Day 3: Stewart Island Sightseeing
Day 4: Stewart Island - Catlins - Kaka Point
Day 5: Kaka Point
Day 6: Dunedin Sightseeing
Day 7: Dunedin Sightseeing - Dunedin Airport

Maximum group size 18.

6 night tour from Twin Single
All tour dates through to 2021 43904990


  • General
  • All transport by comfortable, air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
  • Services of your knowledgeable MoaTours guide.
  • Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place".
  • Return airfares ex Auckland.
  • All breakfasts (B).
  • All lunches (L) including special lunches at: Niagara Falls Cafe in the Catlins, Carey’s Bay Hotel at Port Chalmers
  • All dinners (D) including special dinners at unique The South Sea Hotel, Stewart Island
    All activities & entrance fees are included
  • Tour the Croydon Aviation Heritage Trust factory and museum, Mandeville.
  • Enjoy a dram of whisky from the Hokonui Moonshine Museum, Gore.
  • East Southland Gallery, Gore.
  • Bill Richardson Transport World, Invercargill.
  • Classic Motorcycle Mecca & Burt Munro’s Indian Scout, Invercargill.
  • Take the return scenic flight from Invercargill across the Foveaux Strait to Stewart Island.
  • On Stewart Island sightsee by coach with a local guide.
  • Cruise the sheltered waters of beautiful Paterson Inlet.
  • Land at Ulva Island sanctuary to see the birdlife.
  • Lost Gypsy Curios and "rustic automata", Papatowai.
  • Visit the Royal Albatross Centre at Taiaroa Head.
  • Guided tour of historic Olveston House built in 1904.
  • Visit the Discovery World Tropical Forest at the Otago Museum.
    Included Sightseeing & Exploring
  • Wind alongside Lake Wakatipu to Kingston.
  • Drive most of Stewart Island's 28km of road.
  • Explore the Catlins including dramatic Nugget Point lighthouse.
  • Tour along the coast to the Taieri River mouth.
  • Explore the Otago Peninsula.
  • In Dunedin tour the city sights, bays and beaches.

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Terms and Conditions: *Terms & Conditions: Valid for sales until 31 December 2020, unless withdrawn or sold out earlier. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation for specific travel dates. Airfares & other land arrangements are additional unless specified. General Conditions: All offers are correct at as at 19 June 2020, subject to availability, currency fluctuation & may be amended or withdrawn at any time without notice. Amendment & cancellation fees apply. Payment deadlines apply. Minimum & maximum stays may apply. Blackout date & seasonal surcharges may apply depending on date of travel & over peak holiday periods. Prices are in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque & eftpos only. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms & conditions apply. Contact us for further details.