Magical Stewart Island with Sails Ashore & Kowhai Lane Lodges
Stewart Island is everything that is excellent about Natural New Zealand
Beautiful deserted Bays
A wonderful marine playground, and spectacular in a storm.
Rakiura National Park
New Zealands 14th & “Youngest” National Park
Ulva Island Open Sanctuary...
New Zealand the way it was
Land of Glowing Skies
Sunset Over Paterson Inlet
Stewart Island / Rakiura is on most New Zealander's Bucket ListWe can show you why
Stewart Island Accommodation & Tours
Sails Ashore is everything you would expect from boutique luxury bed & breakfast accommodation And is all about exploring and enjoying the Island at your own pace. Your hosts, Iris & Peter, welcome you into our home and will be more than happy to share our knowledge of the Island with you.
Sails Ashore is a proud member of Heritage Inns
Our two tours draw on our combined 80 plus years of Island life. Explore with us the natural world of Ulva Island Open Sanctuary… a glimpse of a world past, and/or the “People Story” of this magical Island on an “Island Life” Scenic Road Tour
We give our guests a 28 minute video and photo album as a souvenir.
Anne, Iris & Peter are your Hosts and Guides. Iris & Peter have lived on the Island for all of our married life. As well as your hosts we are also your tour guides… we do not hire staff.
Our Guests at Both Sails Ashore & Kowhai Lane enjoy a 10% discount off the standard return airfare with Stewart Island Flights