The "Romance" Weddingmoon (Stewart Island)
Morning Fishing Trip
Get ready for a once in a life time experience, with an early morning fishing trip aboard the Lo-Loma. You will head out on the beautiful, unpolluted water, looking back upon the island paradise that is Stewart Island, and will get to catch your own delicious Stewart Island Blue Cod.
While upon the Lo-Loma, your experienced skipper, Richard "Squizzy" Squires, will take you to the best fishing spots. With his vast local knowledge and equipped with hand lines, catching fish is a sure thing.
While you soak up the relaxed atmosphere on the boat and experience first hand the famous Stewart Island hospitality, you will also be entertained by the bird life on the water.
The fishing and scenery, alongside of the local hospitality and great company make for an enjoyable start to your day of adventure.
Arriving back at the wharf you will be energized and full of smiles, ready to take on the rest of the afternoon with enthusiasm and vigor.
You will be met by your hosts at the dock and then get to enjoy eating your catch for lunch. Your hosts will prepare and cook your sumptuous meal of the freshest fish you will ever eat.
Afternoon Bus and Walking Tour
Explore Oban and the surrounding bays in the modern mini buses, with an experienced guide. The guides enjoy sharing their local knowledge and history of the island and its people.
You will gain an entertaining insight into the southernmost peoples of New Zealand while having plenty of time to stop for photos and take short walks to points of interest on the Island.
Highlights include Lee Bay, the gateway to Rakiura National Park; beautiful Horseshoe Bay and stunning views of Paterson Inlet from Observation Rock.
You will be in a small group setting and the tour takes you around all parts of the island, on a wonderful hour and half excursion.
Twilight Kayak of Paterson Inlet
What a way to end your evening, with a twilight kayak of Paterson Inlet. You will be able to fully immerse yourself in nature when you slide into your kayak, hosted by Phil's Sea Kayak's of Stewart Island.
Your guide for the evening will be Phil. He has lived and kayaked Stewart Island for years, and has an extensive knowledge of the area and where its hidden treasures are.
- Explore the pristine clear waters with an amazing marine life, bays and sandy beaches. The people on the tours often see penguins, marine mammals and mollymawk / albatross.
- Quiet and close - just you and nature. Small groups ensure an individual experience.
- Based close to the village with direct access to Paterson Inlet marine reserve and coastlines.
- Double and single sea kayaks with personal and safety gear..
- New Zealand Outdoor Instructors Association certified and registered guide, for 30 years!
- Personal guiding - tours tailored for all levels of experience.
Enjoy the nature that the island has to offer, up close and personal, on a relaxed paddle, watching the sunset from the water.