Stewart Island Discovery Cruise

4 night cruise onboard Milford Wanderer

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6 nights from $4,219 per person, twin share*

Sales from 05 October 2020 to 30 October 2020

The Southern ocean provides incredible habitat for all sorts of amazing marine wildlife and birdlife. Explore the Deep South on this expedition discovery cruise of stunning and remote Stewart Island. From the comfort of the Milford Wanderer, this bespoke experience is unique, boutique and very special. The package includes pre and post arrangements in Queenstown.

Tour Departs: Queenstown, 6 - 11 March 2021.

Departure DateTwin Single
6 March 2021$4219pp 3490pp

Important Note: Prices are per person twin share.

Day 1: Queenstown
Arrival transfer airport to Millennium Hotel. Historic Earnslaw evening cruise and Dinner at Walter Peak High Country Farm (with transfers). (D)
Day 2: Queenstown - Bluff - Stewart Island
A necessary early morning start from Queenstown in time for lunch onboard your cruise. Coach transfer to Bluff, and ferry crossing to Stewart Island to embark Milford Wanderer. (B, L, D)
Day 3: Stewart island—Paterson Inlet
Explore the Norwegian Whalers base at Prices Inlet and afternoon excursion to Ulva Island. (B,L,D)
Day 4: Stewart Island—Port William
The northernmost destination on this expedition. History, walks, Maori Beach, tender boats and kayaks. (B,L,D)
Day 5: Stewart Island—Glory Bay - The Neck
Early morning excursion through spectacular coastal forest to a secluded beach to spot kiwi searching for food. Afternoon excursion to The Neck peninsula—a scenic place of historical significance. (B,L,D)
Day 6: Stewart Island—Bluff—Queenstown

Tour of Oban and the Island. Afternoon Ferry to Bluff, and coach transfer to Queenstown in time for included Gondola and dinner at Skyline Stratosfare Restaurant with transfers. Overnight Millennium (B,D)
Day 7: Queenstown

Departure transfer to airport. (B)


  • Return Airport Transfers Queenstown
  • 1 night pre-cruise accommodation Millennium Hotel
  • TSS Earnslaw cruise & dinner with transfers
  • Return Coach & ferry transfers Queenstown - Stewart Island
  • 4 night cruise—Stewart Island aboard Milford Wanderer
  • Private cabin (twin) with shared bathroom facilities
  • Buffet Breakfast, lunch and dinner on board cruise.
  • Complimentary tea & coffee onboard
  • Tender boat, kayaks, discovery excursions with local guides
  • 1 night post-cruise accommodation Millennium Hotel
  • Gondola & Skyline Restaurant Dinner with transfers.

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Terms and Conditions: *Terms & conditions apply. Sales until 30 Oct 2020. Package fares are NZD, per person share twin, based on exclusive departure fares which are subject to change. Cruise accommodation is fixed twin cabin with shared facilities. Inclusions as detailed. Full itinerary details provided with quote. Reservation, payment, cancellation and other conditions apply. General Conditions: Prices are correct as at 5 October 2020, subject to availability, currency fluctuation & may be amended or withdrawn at any time without notice. Amendment & cancellation fees apply. Minimum & maximum stays may apply. Blackout date & seasonal surcharges may apply depending on date of travel & over peak holiday periods. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Children & Infant prices may be available on request. 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.