Services on the Island


Comprehensive services are available on Stewart Island including:


  • Guided walks - guides are available to take you on walking tours on the Island, as well as Ulva Island, an open sanctuary of native forest and birds.

  • Guided tours of Oban and surrounds are available in modern coaches.

  • Rental cars and rental scooters are available on the Island.

  • Water taxis - several water taxis are available for excursions. Larger vessels are available for bigger parties or to destinations via the more open seas.

  • Restaurants - there is a variety of restaurants and cafes to cater for all your needs.

  • Picture theatre - there is a modern theatre in Oban with the latest movies.

  • Shops - Oban has a Four Square grocery store, flight centre, mail centre, hotel and other outlets selling local jewellery and crafts.

  • Fishing charters - catering for groups of any size.

  • A unique Island golf course is available for public use. Equipment is available for hire.