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Whalers’ Base History Tour with Rakiura Charters

0800 725 487
(03) 219 1487
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10 Main Road, Oban

Discover a little-known part of Stewart Island’s fascinating history: between 1923 and 1933 the Ross Sea Whaling Company of Norway made 9 expeditions to Antarctica while using a base in Paterson Inlet. The ‘Whaler’s Base’ was used to repair the whale chasers in between seasons. 

Enjoy your skipper’s fascinating commentary including our on-board photographic guides, and explore the relics still to be seen at the base, with an optional walk through to the beautiful Millar's Beach. Contact us now to book!
 

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