Charters:- From Bluff or Oban
Fixed wing Flights: Halfmoon Bay, West Ruggedy, Little Hellfire, Homestead, Martins, Cavalier, Doughboy.
Stewart Island Flights no longer fly to Smoky Beach.
Water taxi :-
Tides at Yankee River, Ernest Islands (Mason Bay), Pearl Island, Big Kuri, Port Adventure, Halfmoon Bay.
TIDES4FISHING SOUTHLAND (includes daylight hours but limited to three months ahead)
NIWA TIDE TABLE for over a year ahead. Type in Bluff , hit "search" download PDF for the year you require. Adjust Bluff time. For Mason Bay -2 hours. Yankee River - 50 mins, Golden Bay same as Bluff, POrt Adventure -11 mins, Big Kuri - 24mins, Pearl Island (Pegasus) - 50 mins.
Most Invercargill Supermarkets will prepare supplies in advance. Stewart Island Four Square will do the same for pickup from Halfmoon Bay.
(beside the Community Centre) has the following supplies:
Petrol, Diesel,LPG Gas Bottle hire & refills, coal,wood, kindling,Fuelite (White Spirits)
Fuel Containers,2-stroke Oils (General, Marine and Motorcycle)CRC and WD40, Car and Boat batteries
They hire: Gas rings, Tents. They are quite happy to meet hunters off the ferry and deliver down anything you may require, or liaise in with the charter operators.