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SI Ulva Bird & Botany [TEA35]
Day Tour, Ulva Bird and Botany, Stewart Island, New Zealand

A 3 – 4 hour quided walk around Ulva Island; a unique experience, learning about native flora and fauna from a Maori and local Stewart Island perspective.

Located in Waka o te Wera or Paterson Inlet, with 11km of coastline, Ulva Island is a scenic gem of unsurpassed beauty; an open predator free bird sanctuary. Ulva Island is easily accessed by a short watertaxi ride across Paterson Inlet from Golden Bay. With easy walking tracks, we take time to enjoy and discover our luxuriant green mantle of podocarp forest. Ulva Island is rich with mosses, ferns, liverworts, filmy ferns and native orchids.

Our guides are experienced birding, wildlife and natural history specialists; they bring their love of this special Island to ensure our visitors receive a memorable experience. Discover our rare and endangered birds and plants at close quarters and take away the knowledge that you have glimpsed a part of a unique and primeval world.

You will encounter rare and endangered bird and plant species in this paradise for birds and bird lovers, only 266 hectares with great walking tracks, located in the southern-most island of New Zealand, Stewart Island.