Stewart Island

Walks

Stewart Island Bathing Beach
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Walking on Stewart Island Bathing Beach

Stewart Island has just 28km of road, but over 280km of walking tracks; ranging from 30 minute beach walks to the three-day Rakiura Track, one of New Zealand’s Great Walks. The walking tracks on Stewart Island provide plenty of different ways to experience the island’s wild beauty, with a track for every ability and time frame.

If you’re walking multi-day tracks or routes around Stewart Island, the Department of Conservation provides ample huts for travellers. DOC has a visitor centre in the island’s only township, Oban, where you can find out more.