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Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Abrahams Bosom

Abrahams Bosom …..   A descriptive name. Locally a “Bosom” is a very sheltered and secure anchorage … safe in the bosom of Abraham ??? perhaps.

Although there is also an Abrahams Bay in Paterson Inlet



Abrahams Bosom, Stewart Island, sails tours

Abrahams Bosom is the almost landlocked bay just to the right of the sandy beach. (Salty Beach”…. a local name)

Abrahams Bosom

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Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island, 9846

+64 3 219 1151
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