Southern Odyssey: Stewart Island & The Catlins

Small group escapes for mature travellers

7 Days from $4390

*per person, twin share

SALE ENDS 13 April 2021

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Invercargill has fascinating transport museums and Stewart Island and Ulva Island bird sanctuary are a nature lover's playground. See the natural wonders of the Catlins Coast and discover the Scottish heritage of Dunedin and its mainland albatross colony.

Based on a 13 Apr 2021 - 19 Apr 2021, 31 Oct 2021 - 06 Nov 2021, 22 Nov 2021 - 28 Nov 2021, 14 Jan 2022 - 20 Jan 2022 or a 11 Feb 2022 - 17 Feb 2022 departure.

Terms and Conditions

On 1 August 2020 the 20% non-refundable tour deposit payment is due depending on New Zealand Government travel advice at the time. If a tour departure is cancelled due to a Covid-19 lockdown MoaTours provides the option to either transfer your deposit to another tour departure or receive a full refund of the deposit. On all tour departures not affected by Covid-19, if you cancel your tour the 20% deposit is not refundable. Talk to your travel agent regarding domestic insurance. The balance of your fare is due 60 days before your tour departs. Tour reservations can, of course, be made within 60 days provided full payment is made at time of booking. MoaTours reserves the right to amend/alter an itinerary where necessary. Tour prices were correct at time of publication but may be subject to change at the time of booking. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. Prices are in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque and eftpos only. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms and conditions apply. Contact us for further details.


General Inclusions
All transport by comfortable, air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
Services of your knowledgeable MoaTours guide.
Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place".
Return airfares ex Auckland.

All Meals Are Included
All breakfasts (B).
All lunches (L) including special lunches at: Niagara Falls Cafe in the Catlins, Carey’s Bay Hotel at Port Chalmers
All dinners (D) including special dinners at unique The South Sea Hotel, Stewart Island

All Activities & Entrance Fees Are Included
Tour the Croydon Aviation Heritage Trust factory and museum, Mandeville.
Enjoy a dram of whisky from the Hokonui Moonshine Museum, Gore.
East Southland Gallery, Gore.
Bill Richardson Transport World, Invercargill.
Classic Motorcycle Mecca & Burt Munro’s Indian Scout, Invercargill.
Take the return scenic flight from Invercargill across the Foveaux Strait to Stewart Island.
On Stewart Island sightsee by coach with a local guide.
Cruise the sheltered waters of beautiful Paterson Inlet.
Land at Ulva Island sanctuary to see the birdlife.
Lost Gypsy Curios and "rustic automata", Papatowai.
Visit the Royal Albatross Centre at Taiaroa Head.
Guided tour of historic Olveston House built in 1904.
Visit the Discovery World Tropical Forest at the Otago Museum.

Included Sightseeing & Exploring
Wind alongside Lake Wakatipu to Kingston.
Drive most of Stewart Island's 28km of road.
Explore the Catlins including dramatic Nugget Point lighthouse.
Tour along the coast to the Taieri River mouth.
Explore the Otago Peninsula.
In Dunedin tour the city sights, bays and beaches.