Snorkeling and Freediving the pristine waters of Rakiura, Aotearoa.

Explore the Kelp Forests of Rakiura

Stewart Island’s remote and untouched coastlines are a thing of beauty and have long been luring adventurers and explorers alike. Dive beneath and find yourself amongst some of New Zealand’s most diverse and beautiful marine life. Learn about biodiversity, history and conservation of Rakiura, while following a theme of sustainability and effective ocean management . We will be visiting fragile, pristine, and undisturbed natural locations, ensuring we make zero impact by operating a small scale alternative to standard commercial mass tourism providing you with, an informative and exciting adventure.

Snorkeling Tours

What Does the Snorkeling Tour Involve?

Meeting Place

Golden bay wharf is the starting location where the guides will be waiting to meet you and take you down to the gear storage shed to get changed into your snorkeling gear and give an initial brief outlining the tour.

3 - 3.5 Hours

The tour has an educational and practical theme and will take approximately 3-3.5 hours, while spending around 1.5 hours in the water (time may vary depending on weather, location and group sizes).


Our tours accommodate people of all abilities from ages 12 and over. We opperate with two guides in the water at all times and our groups sizes are between 2 and 8, to achieve a personal guided expereience


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Other activities on Stewart Island

There is also a great range of other tours and activities run by the locals of Stewart Island. 

Our water taxi operator provides many transportation and tour services, so if you want to explore some of the remote parts of Stewart Island check out

Stewart Island is a birders paradise, so for amazing guided birding tours with an experienced guide check out

For information on getting to Stewart Island or on other activities such as chartered fishing trips see