Stewart Island – North West circuit

So yes we cheated by getting a boat to Christmas Village and getting picked up at Freshwater.  This cut about 4 nights off.  It still was a very hard but very enjoyable 7 days walking.  Lots of mud and some steep slippery banks

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The boat getting ready to leave after dropping us at Christmas Village bay.

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Yankee River hut

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Yankee River by the hut

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Long Harry hut – It would have been a nice hut for New years eve as it has a nice view to see the sun setting over the sea.IMAG1392

The view from Long Harry hut.

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A random beach on track

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Another beach

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View from the track

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West Ruggedy hut.

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A track through dunes.

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Another beach.

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Big Hellfire hut

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Scenery from track

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More scenery

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View of Mason’s Bay

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Mason’s Bay (still 2 hours from hut) with view of high tide barrier

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Dunes at Mason’s Bay

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The old homestead at Mason’s Bay

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The hut at Mason’s Bay

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Freshwater hut

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The boat ride out along Freshwater river

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leaving Stewart Island

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