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Stewart Island Flights

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We maintain scheduled flights linking Stewart Island and Invercargill year round. Charter Flights to Mason Bay and Doughboy Bay.
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| Invercargill Airport, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know it's a tiny airline when the same guy is the check-in agent, baggage handler, flight attendant, and pilot! The flight left on time, got us there safely, and gave us a ride into town. No complaints there. A few things to note that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jakemhs
StewartIslandFlights, Pilot at Stewart Island Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jakemhs, Thanks for your review! We hope you enjoyed Stewart Island and all it has to offer! Look forward to seeing you on our aircraft again! Regards, Joel

Reviewed October 8, 2018

We flew from In from Invercargill (and back) and the journey was great. The service we received from check in was excellent, friendly staff couldn’t do more for us. We also flew from Oban to Mason Bay, again great service and the pilots are friendly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DSH29
StewartIslandFlights, Pilot at Stewart Island Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi DSH29, Awesome! Our Mason Bay flights are really popular so we hope you enjoy the flight into there! Glad you enjoyed your time! Regards, Joel

Reviewed September 16, 2018

Great way to travel to Stewart island, can thoroughly recommend this business, professional all the way!

Date of experience: September 2018
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StewartIslandFlights, Pilot at Stewart Island Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi NzShazbut, Thanks for your review! We have put a lot of hard work into our website lately so we are glad to hear that. Regards, Joel

Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is the way to go, beautiful scenery going over to Stewart island and the flight was very smooth. Will do it again

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

We travelled today on a very windy and rainy day by the ferry service.....half way there I realised my mistake. We had to endure 1 hr of torture on a woeful day to travel by boat. When we got to the Isla nd I immediately...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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StewartIslandFlights, Pilot at Stewart Island Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi RichardsBejah, Thanks for your review! Glad we could help you in your travels! Thanks for your review! Regards, Joel

Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We flew from Oban to Mason bay landing on the beach at low tide. It was a short but spectacular flight across Stewart island. The views and the showers made for a special trip. The pilots competence and smooth landings were a delight. It was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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StewartIslandFlights, Pilot at Stewart Island Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi CynthiaCanberra, Wow, great photos! Our Mason Bay flight experiences are truly magic, glad you had a great time! Regards, Joel

Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

On a good day, this couldn’t get any better! The quick 15-20min flight from Invercargill is beautiful and picturesque. You get great views of the bays around the island and the colour of the water is out of this world, so clean and clear. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Great way to get from Invercargill to Stewart Island. Only takes about 20 min. Price only a bit more than the sea ferry, That one takes an hour and you have to get from Invercargill to Bluff first. Pilots on both flights great and the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful flight this afternoon from Invercargill to Stewart Island. Very smooth and wonderful photo opportunities. Professional pilot who ensured that we understood the safety aspects. Thank you.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Diane N
Reviewed December 18, 2017

We had 2 very good flights, despite the windy weather during the return. It was a bit bumpy but we felt safe. The plane is small and that makes is almost cute. It is cosy to sit inside and the views are a nice extra!

Date of experience: December 2017
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April 13, 2016|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
At the airport lockers.
December 29, 2015|
Response from Raymond H | Property representative |
Hi Vicki We could fly you off Stewart Island to Invercargill on Thursday 10th March 2016 at 08.30am.You would be landed by 08.50am in time for 10.00am.The one way fare is NZ$122.50. Cheers Raymond
November 13, 2015|
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Response from RosemaryLT | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to check with the Stewart Island Flights. We caught the 1:30 flight back to Invercargill and could have taken the 4:30pm flight. This suggests you could fly to the island on the afternoon flight (1:30) and... More