Welcome to Stewart Island & Sails Ashore +64 3 219 1151 tait@sailsashore.co.nz

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Sealers Bay

Koropupu …..   “To Boil or Bubble up” 


Sealers Bay  …… This beautiful bay became the home for up to 50 “gone ashore” sealers and their Maori wives around 1825, with 33 people recorded by Bishop Selwyn living there in 1845, but deserted by 1850

Koropupu, Sealers Bay, Sails Stewart Island Tours



Sails Ashore and Kowhai Lane are Solar Powered

Sails Ashore now produces 100 % of our electrical needs, and have cut our non renewable heating fuel usage to around 20% of pre solar.
Kowhai Lane is "Grid Tied" and exports excess electricity to the local grid.
Both have significantly reduced our carbon footprint



Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island, 9846

+64 3 219 1151
Email: tait@sailsashore.co.nz
Web: www.sailsashore.co.nz


We are Fully Vaccinated