Discover New Zealand's smallest island by cruise with regular stops to explore the native bush and visit historical sites.
Rakiura Museum - Te Puka o Te Waka. Our new award-winning building opened on the 1st December 2020. Situated centrally in the main Oban/Halfmoon Bay township, the Museum houses an extensive collection of items and photographs of Stewart Islands' early history.
Displays and information about early Maori settlements; mutton-birding; whaling; fishing; timber milling; mining; boat building; transport; schools and churches are all featured.
As well as an outstanding tourist attraction the Museum carries out the important work of collecting, interpreting and preserving historic articles from Stewart island's past
Hours 10.00AM - 3.00PM daily
Adults $10; Children under 16 years of age - Free Admittance
Group bookings/School Parties by arrangement
Meeting Room Available for hire
- Culture & Heritage
- Indoor Activities
- Family Friendly