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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 


Silvertown …..   Traces of silver were discovered by James Thomson here and a short drive still remains from his attempt to mine. A Shetland Islander, he arrived on Stewart Island in 1876.


Silvertown PointSilvertown Point

Silvertown Mine Entrance



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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