Stewart Island flight
Stewart Island Flights is the only commercial operator to Stewart Island that has regular scheduled flights year round. Proudly Southland owned and operated, Stewart Island Flights continues providing an air service to Stewart Island that originally began more than 30 years ago.
The flight itself to Stewart Island takes 20 minutes, taking you past world record holder Burt Munro's test track, Oreti Beach and mainland New Zealand's southern most town, Bluff and Foveaux Strait, where the world famous Bluff Oysters are harvested.
Britten Norman Islander The Britten Norman Islander is a strong, incredibly reliable aircraft with capacity for nine passengers and cargo. It is ideally suited to our operation due to its ability to takeoff and land in very short distances.
Piper Cherokee Six The Piper Cherokee is a quick, versatile and reliable aircraft with capacity for five passengers and cargo. The Cherokee is ideal for charters of small groups looking for an economical solution to suit their needs. The Britten Norman Islander is a strong, incredibly reliable aircraft with capacity for nine passengers and cargo. It is ideally suited to our operation due to its ability to takeoff and land in very short distances.
Scheduled flight baggage allowance
- All fare paying customers have a 15kg baggage limit which must be checked-in 30mins prior to departure
- One small carry-on item may be taken on board i.e Handbag, Day pack or Laptop bag
- Items such as car seats, push chairs and bikes etc, are considered Excess Baggage and are subject to space availability on the day. Please see Excess Baggage section below for more info.
- Wheel chairs travelling with the owner are free of charge, please advise Stewart Island Flights prior to travel.
Excess and Over-sized Baggage Policy
- All Excess/over-sized Baggage and freight is subject to availability on the flight and may be deferred until we have space.
- Whilst we do not charge for excess Baggage, Stewart Island Flights reserves the right to limit the amount permitted as excess at check-in. Anything above this permitted amount may be considered freight, and may be subject to freight charges.