15. Stewart Island Rakiura
The best time to walk Te Araroa | Choosing a direction | How long it takes | Fitness and experience | Permits and fees | Accommodation | Clothing and equipment | Cost | Visas | Safety precautions | Fishing | Resupplying and food parcels | Getting to and from Cape Reinga | Getting to and from Bluff | Stewart Island Rakiura | Taking my dog, bike, horse | NavigatingDue to unfriendly weather conditions that can often play havoc with transport and plans Stewart Island is not part of Te Araroa.
However a number of Te Araroa walkers choose to add Stewart Island to their itinerary, and few regret it.
Stewart Island Walks
- Department of Conservation information on Stewart Island
- Rakiura Track - one of the Great Walks - brochure
- North West Circuit - brochure
- Southern Circuit - brochure