Stewart Island’s Sea Kayaking Specialist

“classic rakiura.  Native trees and shrubs packed into a crowd on ragged hillsides, jostling each other  right to the water’s edge; secret little beaches of grey gravel or golden sand wedged between green-growing headland; black rocks smothered with small mussels that no-one collects because there’s no-one there”

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Explore Stewart Island intricate coastline with Stewart Island’s original kayaking company.

Based on the northern shore of Paterson Inlet, Rakiura Kayaks is just a short paddle to some of Stewart Islands best spots.

From here you can kayak to Ulva Island for lunch;  Explore the amazing kelp fringed coastline from the unique perspective of your kayak;  Or spend a week of total wilderness, living in rhythm with the tides.


Sorry - we’re trying to sell Rakiura Kayaks, so will be closed until further notice.... sorry!