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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Silvertown

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

 

 


Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island, 9846
NEW ZEALAND

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