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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Big & Little Hellfire

Ka One Rehu …..   “The Hazy or Misty Coast”  a real feature of this wild coast is the misty appearance resulting from heavy seas


Hellfire  …… A descriptive name, especially from the perspective of an old sailor viewing this wild coast from offshore.

Little Hellfire, Sails Ashore, Stewart islandLittle Hellfire

Big Hellfire & Ruggedy Range, Sails Stewart Island ToursBig Hellfire and Ruggedy Range beyond

Big Hellfire, Sails Ashore, Stewart Island

The reefs and rocks in the sea off Big Hellfire, illustrating why the name “Hellfire”

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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