WE WELCOME YOU to STEWART ISLAND, TO ELWING DISCOVERIES . . . . . Rakiura National park, Paterson Inlet,  Ulva Island, Port Pegasus, the many inland waterways and BEYOND

Elwing anchored in a Secluded Bay in Paterson Inlet

Elwing at Anchor in Sheltered Inlet

All-season Overnight Cruises, Youth Voyages, Family Adventures are all available this year. Both the sheltered waters of the many inlets of the Rakiura National Park and the exposed wilderness at Stewart Island are destination options, depending on you and where you want to go.  Elwing Discoveries is a Stewart Island locally owned and operated  adventure operation on the 14m yacht Elwing.


Being aboard Elwing offers individuals and small groups (maximum of 8 people for adult voyages, 10 for youth voyages), the chance to be aboard for Youth Voyages, Overnight Cruises (Paterson Inlet),  Multi-night Adventure tours (Stewart Island .  If you enjoy day walks, treks, tramping,  sailing, kayaking,  local history, exploring, and adventure then CONTACT US  for dates for the next planned Overnight/Multinight Cruises or find out when you could adventure with us with your own group!.

The AFFORDABLE, BACKPACKER STYLE trips, tours and adventures offered aboard Elwing are:                                                                                                       OVERNIGHT ADVENTURE CRUISES   (Paterson Inlet & Ulva Island)                 YOUTH EDUCATION VOYAGES (Year 6 through to 13 on specific voyages)                    MULTI-NIGHT TOURS & CRUISES (Port William/Port Adventure/Paterson Inlet/Ulva Is FAMILY ADVENTURE TOURS (Paterson Inlet & Ulva Is or as organised)                       ADVENTURER EXPEDITIONS (Port Pegasus/Port Adventure . . . . )

KIDS OVERNIGHT ADVENTURE VOYAGES  are also a possibility in the summer months. Children 8 years old and over are welcome to join us on these voyages.

We are taking bookings now for all of the above exciting voyages. Check out the dates and see if they work for you. If they do, BOOK NOW – elwingdiscoveries@gmail.com  . . if the dates don’t work for you contact us to see if we can make a voyage fit with your plans.

NOTE: Payment preferred by Internet Banking – contact us for Elwing Discoveries bank details (Credit Card payment available by arrangement with a 5% surcharge).