Stewart Island – The Rakiura walk

End of 2016 trip to Stewart Island

Flight to Invercargill and ferry to Oban gave us a few hours to have a quick walk into Invercargill.

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Burt Munroe’s Indian Scout in Invercargill

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Oban village by Ferry wharf

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A Typical bay on the way to the start of the Rakiura walk

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Symbolic link to the mainland at Lee Bay.  There is another of these in Bluff.  This is the start of the official walk, the entry to the national park.

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Typical scenery from the first day of the walk – to Port William.

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Maori Beach.  There was a thriving settlement here at one stage.

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Dawn at Port William

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Someone wandering along the track to Bungaree at 6 am.

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It came up and sniffed at my feet before running off as I startled it.

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The scenery around North Arm

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back to “civilisation” at Golden Bay, Oban.

1 thought on “Stewart Island – The Rakiura walk”

  1. Sounds like a great trip. What wonderful photos of a kiwi! You were really lucky. I saw a kiwi on that track years ago but when i went to take a photo it scuttled away.

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