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Stewart Island Flights

| Invercargill Airport, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
+64 3-218 9129
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I have flown to Stewart Island many times with my work. The pilots are generally very capable and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dunedin, New Zealand
via mobile
Fantastic ecperience

We had over 8 flights during our recent holiday, this was the most reliable, efficient and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lord A W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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We maintain scheduled flights linking Stewart Island and Invercargill year round. Charter Flights to Mason Bay and Doughboy Bay.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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| Invercargill Airport, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
+64 3-218 9129
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have flown to Stewart Island many times with my work. The pilots are generally very capable and the flight is usually exciting. The planes are getting a bit old but seem to be well maintained.

Thank rosswilson2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had over 8 flights during our recent holiday, this was the most reliable, efficient and enjoyable of them all. The short flight to and from Stewart Island is an amazing experience especially on a clear day like we had. Whilst the plane is quite...More

Thank Lord A W
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

A wonderful discovery : 30 minutes to fly over the Island, and landing on this green gem. Don't hesitate, the price is not so expensive when you compare with the ferry ones.

Thank bigjo30
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Having flown to Stewart Island many times over the past 40 years years the trip still exhilarates me. This day I flew on one of their smaller planes, a Cherokee Six, had never traveled in this sized plane before ( 5 seater). Being tall the...More

1  Thank Rakiura1
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Our travel to and from Rakiura with Stewart Island Flights contributed significantly to the enjoyment of our long-overdue day visit. The views from the aircraft were stunning - and particularly impressive as our return trip to Invercargill necessitated an en route beach landing at Mason's...More

Thank taipak27
Reviewed 24 April 2017

A wonderful trip thanks to Leon and John of Stewart Isand Flights. Staff could not have been more attentive. Everything ran to time plan. Highly recommend the daytrip to Rakuira and Ulva Islands. Very special experience.

1  Thank akurajill
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Flew to Stewart Island on a tramping holiday, had to change my flights multiple times the staff were more than accommodating and helpful which made travelling easier.

Thank Henare K
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Flying to Stewart Island is definitely a great way to get there. The staff is very friendly and the service is very efficient. On our flight to Stewart Island one guy provided all services from checking in our luggage, doing the boarding and safety instructions...More

Thank JV_Travelling
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Stewart Island Flights is a highly professional and knowledgeable flight operation. We felt safe and secure on outgoing and incoming flights to Stewart Island. The crew were careful with the cargo, and very quickly off loaded our group and boarded the next group. The views...More

Thank Kenna S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Decided to fly because I wanted to get maximum value from the day. Totally the right decision. 8am flight. Short smooth flight across. Had two hours of early morning tranquility on the island before the first ferry arrived. 9 seater plane. I got to sit...More

Thank Sue H
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14 April 2016|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
At the airport lockers.
29 December 2015|
Response from Raymond H | Property representative |
Hi Vicki We could fly you off Stewart Island to Invercargill on Thursday 10th March 2016 at 08.30am.You would be landed by 08.50am in time for 10.00am.The one way fare is NZ$122.50. Cheers Raymond
13 November 2015|
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Response from RosemaryLT | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to check with the Stewart Island Flights. We caught the 1:30 flight back to Invercargill and could have taken the 4:30pm flight. This suggests you could fly to the island on the afternoon flight (1:30) and... More