We don’t currently have a Regional Coordinator for Southland, so if you’d like to get involved or have any queries or ideas for Seaweek please contact us, we’d love to hear from you!
Southland Seaweek 2020 Events
What: Rakiura Adventure Snorkel
Where: Ulva Island marine reserve, Rakiura (Stewart Island)
When: Saturday 15th of February 2020 10am-3pm (exact timing TBC)
Back up date of Sunday the 16th of February 2020
Details: Ever wondered what lives under the water at the Southern-most point of Aotearoa? Come join Experiencing Marine Reserves for our first Adventure Snorkel in Rakiura – Stewart Island, a guided snorkel and tour of Ulva Island marine reserve in Partnership with Stewart Island Adventures. We will be leaving from Golden Bay Wharf and travelling by water taxi for a day of snorkeling/freediving at two locations See butterfish, giant bladder kelp, blue moki, trumpeter and crayfish in beautiful clear southern waters.. Read more about the day in the information sheet.
Getting there: Transport to Rakiura (Stewart Island) is not included in the cost. Please see the information sheet linked below on how to get onto the island.
What to bring: Togs, towel, sunhat, warm clothes and lunch. If you have your own snorkel gear you are welcome to bring it along – please note it needs to be fit for purpose (no full face masks). Medication: if you suffer seasickness – take medication first thing in the morning.
Cost: EMR is assisting Stewart Island Adventures to provide the snorkeling – $200pp + booking fee
The information sheet for this event can be found here – please read it prior to purchasing.