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Ulva's Guided Walks

Stewart Island

Nature & wildlife

No one is more suited to the task of guiding people around the predator-free, open bird sanctuary of Ulva Island than Ulva Goodwillie herself. Not only does she bear its name but she’s also a direct descendent of the first peoples to inhabit Rakiura (Stewart Island). She is passionate about the place and soon you will be too. Take a leisurely ramble under the luxuriant green mantle of podocarp forest whilst she introduces you to the history, scenery and spectacular birdlife and fauna that the island has to offer. On a recent guided tour with Ulva, NZ prime minister Helen Clark described the experience as ‘eco-tourism at its very best’.

Ulva's Guided Walks
  • Prices: $85 pp for a half-day guided walk (inclusive of 7-min water taxi to and from the island and Dept. of Cons concession fees).
  • Tel: 03-219-1216
  • Cel: 0276-881-332
  • Email: ulva@ulva.co.nz
  • Web: www.ulva.co.nz
  • Updated: 31/01/2008

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Southland Highlights

  • Cross over to complete wilderness in Doubtful Sound. Skim over its still waters in a kayak among bottle-nosed and dusky dolphins, Fiordland penguins and furry seals.
  • Stock up on mint cake, get yourself a compass, buckle up your tramping boots and head out on the 3 - 4-day walking extravaganza that is the world-famous Milford Track. Alternately, for another walk in the Fiordland National Park that's big on scenery yet low(er) on crowds, try the 4-day Kepler Track from Te Anau.
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