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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

South Cape

Whiore …..   “The Tail”  …  of an animal


South Cape …… “A descriptive name”… given by Captn James Cook March 1770. Although Cook actually named it “Cape South” As he named the other 3 Cardinal Capes… “North Cape”, “Cape East” and “Cape West”


South Cape, Stewart Island, Sails Tours

South Cape, Stewart Island, Sails Ashore

South Cape, Stewart Island, Sails 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