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Something that many people don‘t include in their New Zealand trip is a visit to Stewart Island (Rakiura). After we have done it, I can only recommend it! 1,190 more words

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Since arriving back in New Zealand at the end of September last year Truce has temporarily been moored in Bayswater Marina in Auckland.  A perfectly good marina and close to the city – but more of a car park for boats than a local spot with character.  434 more words

Arrived New Zealand

Stewart & Ulva Islands

Tuesday 5th – Wednesday 6th September.

We stayed in an AirBnB above Stewart Island Salmon Farm – don’t worry, you couldn’t smell it! Miro Cottage had a resident… 283 more words

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Rakiura Track Great Walk [Stewart Island]

Saturday 2nd – Monday 4th September.

Early alarm. Shower. Car.

We had an hours drive to Bluff for our ferry to Stewart Island. Arriving in good time, we parked up, put the steering wheel lock on with… 617 more words

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Roaming in the Wild

… continuing our journey South with some real wilderness moments.

A Walk on the Wildside

One of the easier and shorter Great Walks, the Rakiura Track made it into our itinerary early on, and would prove to be the queen stage. 864 more words

Rakiura Track

The Rakiura Track is our sixth Great Walk. We flew into Oban on Boxing Day, grabbed lunch, and picked up our hut passes at the DOC Visitor Centre. 659 more words

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