Pure Salt Charters
Coastal Fishing, Cruising, Diving
Join us on a multi-day voyage through some of the most remote and untouched wilderness areas of New Zealand; The variety of experiences range from kayaking and paddle boarding, shore excursions, hunting, fishing and seafood collecting to SCUBA and free diving as well as photography and bird watching.
Pure Salt and MV Flightless
Our crew can help you better understand the unique ecosystems, wildlife, conservation efforts, experiences, and local history. And of course you can simply and soak up the atmosphere. Every trip with us is as unique as the people on board. We are here to inspire and realise what you imagine to be the perfect experience. You can classically charter the boat and choose your own dates as well as company or book a spot on one of our groups for an adventure organised by us.
Stay, Play or Eat Nearby
95 Horseshoe Bay Road, Oban, Stewart Island
Situated at 95 Horseshoe Bay Road, Akomoana is a warm, comfortable house with magnificent sea views, perched in the bush above tranquil Butterfields Beach. You can enjoy all day sun, bush, birds and the every-changing sea, 1 minute above the beach, and on the fringes of Oban township. Complimentary transfer on arrival.
9 Dundee Street, Stewart Island
Explore this southern gem experiencing abundant birdlife, secluded coastlines, lush native bush, a slower pace and a simpler way of life. The Team at The Bay Motel are pleased to be a part of your Stewart Island Island experience.
The Waterfront, Stewart Island
South Sea Hotel
Located 2 minutes walk along the waterfront from the hotel, our beach house sleeps up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms and is equipped with a full kitchen.
Minimum stay: 2 nights
14 Thule Road, Watercress Beach, Stewart Island
Beech Bach has the golden sands of Watercress Beach in front and bush behind. Relax with views across Paterson Inlet and Ulva Island. Watch wildlife; take a short walk to the Golden Bay water taxis; a bush walk – Raroa, Ryan’s Creek and Deep Bay start 50-500m away; or take the roads on foot or by car.
This one bedroom “tiny house” is perfect for one couple – no children.
Church Hill Boutique Lodge & Restaurant
36 Kamahi Road, Oban, Stewart Island
Deanne & Chris Sara
Church Hill Restaurant Limited is a proudly New Zealand owned and operated business that offers fully hosted accommodation and dining on Stewart Island, New Zealand. We have an emphasis on fresh local produce, homemade and prepared to order.
Glendaruel Bed & Breakfast
Golden Bay Road, Stewart Island
Welcome to Glendaruel Bed and Breakfast – and to my home. My name is Raylene Waddell.
It will be my privilege to help you experience the magic that is Stewart Island – its unsurpassed natural beauty, abundant birdlife, pristine waters and golden beaches, where often yours are the only footprints.
Jensen Bay House
54 Leask Bay Road, Stewart Island
Jensen Bay House has re-opened in 2010 its accommodation with the elements it was well known for: thought-provoking design, ground-breaking architecture and a unique nature-bonding experience.
From $165 NZD (incl.GST); Sleeps 2
10 Miro Crescent, Stewart Island 9846
Quiet, warm self-contained cottage nestled in sheltered native bush setting with abundant bird life. Located on one section, Cottage 1 is separated by lawn, shared bbq area and brushwood fence from Cottage 2 for privacy. All the creature comforts of home, away from home. Central village location, easy walk to all amenities. Ideal for couples, families or groups. Please note we do not have wifi as we strongly feel Stewart Island is a place to slow down and connect with nature
Sleeps 2-6 and 2-8
Jo & Andy’s Bed & Breakfast
22 Main Road, Stewart Island
Cosy, centrally heated, old fashioned home with good books and music, central yet close to beach and bush. Free coffee and tea of all kinds.
Sleeps 4 – 1 x double or twin $100 per night for 2 people; or single occupancy $75.
10 Horseshoe Bay Road, Oban, Stewart Island 9818
Kerehu House is the most central accommodation on Stewart Island. Only 2-minutes walk to restaurants, the hotel, ferry terminal and shops. Family owned 4-bedroom holiday home, fully self-contained with modern amenities and central heated. Ideal for families or large groups, sleeping up to 12 guests – portacot and high chair available.
$250 pn for up to four guests plus $35 pn for additional guests.
Kowhai Lane Lodge
Kowhai Lane, Stewart Island
Anne, Iris & Peter Tait
Kowhai Lane Lodge & Apartment is situated in private gardens only 4 or 5 minutes stroll from the village centre and waterfront, a home away from home for your Island experience. With 4 double rooms upstairs Kowhai Lane can be either a single room booking with shared kitchen/lounge areas or as a whole of house booking for your family or group of friends.With 4 double rooms upstairs Kowhai Lane can be either a single room booking with shared kitchen/lounge areas or as a whole of house booking for your family or group of friends.
Tui Room • Kereru Room • Piwakawaka Room • Kiwi Room • Apartment
12A Excelsior Road, Stewart Island, New Zealand
Modern, fully self contained cottage with stunning views of Halfmoon Bay. Centrally located, one minute to the foreshore and a short stroll along waterfront to village. One return Transfer to and from ferry or flight. Visa and Mastercard facility available.
Sleeps 4: 1 Queen and 2 single beds. Two night minimum stay
Observation Rock Lodge
Leonard Street, Stewart Island
Annett Eiselt & Phil Dove
Fully catered Lodge or B&B
Stunning sunsets over untouched nature, serene tranquility and utmost comfort – all offered at the southern edge of civilisation. Options include Lodging deluxe or Bed & Breakfast at the Lodge, or a cottage bedroom.
8 Horseshoe Bay Road, Oban, Stewart Island
Secluded and close to restaurants, mini-supermarket and beaches, this 1930’s cottage is a lovely time warp, cosy and comfortable. Ideal for a couple or single and just a few metres up the hill from the main wharf.
8 Miro Crescent, Stewart Island
Glenn & Tara Edwards
Rakiura Lodge, Stewart Island offers self-catering lodge accommodation and is located on beautiful Stewart Island at the southern tip of New Zealand. Rakiura Lodge offers high quality self-catering accommodation for up to 12 people.
From $130 – $180 pn for 2 persons
Sails Ashore Luxury Homestay
View Street, Stewart Island
Iris & Peter Tait
We chose the name Sails Ashore Lodge to reflect the close relationship the Island enjoys with the sea. Overlooking Halfmoon Bay and the islands of Foveaux Straits beyond Sails Ashore Boutique Lodge is a short 4 minutes stroll from the village waterfront, set in a private native and flower garden. Guests enjoy their own wing, each room with a private entrance.
381 Horseshoe Bay Road, Stewart Island
Seabreeze Cottage is peaceful beachfront accommodation set in a one acre garden at Horseshoe Bay. Comfortable two bedroom cottage with gas heating and a large living area overlooking the garden and beach.
Stewart Island Apartments
156 Horseshoe Bay Road, Stewart Island
Our roomy, warm and comfortable units include full kitchen and bathroom facilities, king-size and single beds and a spacious living, dining/kitchen area.
From $230 pn for 2pl
Free use of car – petrol included
Stewart Island Backpackers
18 Ayr Street, Stewart Island
Aaron & Carol Joy
Stewart Island Backpackers is conveniently situated in the heart of Halfmoon Bay, we offer friendly, comfortable and clean accommodation at competitive prices. We also have a camping area! Brilliant if you’re going on one of the walks around the Island including one of New Zealand’s Great Walks; the Rakiura Track.
Stay from $39 pp pn
Stewart Island Lodge – B&B
14 Nichol Road, Stewart Island, New Zealand
Stewart Island Lodge is an up-market bed & breakfast nestled in native bush on Stewart Island. Located just five minutes walk from the island’s village, the lodge is private and secluded with commanding views across Halfmoon Bay and Foveaux Strait.
The House on Kamahi
34 Kamahi Road, Oban, Stewart Island
The House on Kamahi is located on “Dress Circle” with amazing views of Halfmoon Bay, fishing boats at anchor, Foveaux Strait and the offshore islands.
Sleeps up to 5 people. $400 pn (2 people) min 2 nights stay. $50 extra pp
Treehouse Crib is a warm, sunny family holiday home with great views of sea, bush and birds. 8 minute walk to village and 4 minutes to Golden Bay beach and wharf for water taxi to Ulva Island, Paterson Inlet etc.
3 bedrooms – Sleep 8 (2 doubles, 4 singles)
Church Hill Restaurant & Oyster Bar
36 Kamahi Road, Stewart Island 9846
Deanne & Chris Sara
Church Hill food is all about Stewart Island and Southland and that is something we don’t need to apologise for, after all, we are surrounded by some of the best produce in the world.
Four Square Supermarket food to go
20 Elgin Terrace, Oban, Stewart Island
Sam, Charlotte and the rest of the team look forward to warmly welcoming you to the deep south and while enjoying the local environment we can help supply all your needs and requirements to enhance your island adventures.
7 Ayr Street, Oban, Stewart Island 9846
Takeaway food in New Zealand’s southernmost location – beautiful Stewart Island. Offering classic fish n’ chips and burgers, with local fish and venison plus vegetarian options.
Kaka Retreat Motel
Miro Street, Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island 9846
Our beautiful location amongst beautiful native bush enables guests to unwind in peace and quiet, while Stewart Island’s restaurants, shops and main attractions are but a 5-7 minute walk away. Kaka Retreat is the perfect base for the single traveller, couples, families and groups alike. We can cater for groups up to 14 people who require a bed each and if couples are in the mix we can of course cater for more than 14.
South Sea Hotel Restaurant
26 Elgin Terrace, Oban, Stewart Island 9846
Our Restaurant and Pub encompasses the entire first floor of the main hotel building. While locally sourced seafood is our focus, options can be found for those of all tastes.
The Perfect Dinner – Stewart Island Moveable Feast
Leonard Street, Stewart Island 9846
For our guests every supper is a Perfect Dinner. Celebrated at the dining table in the spacious lounge, enjoy gourmet meals and fine wines, featuring fresh local seafoods with home grown vegetables and herbs.