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Where to hunt

Getting to Stewart Island/Rakiura
Hunting block availability

Map of all Stewart Island/Rakiura hunting blocks

You can click on the block numbers in this map to view a detailed map of each hunting block or you can select blocks from the list of hunting blocks.

Please note:

Temporary boundary changes may be in place for hunting blocks. Please check the list of current boundary changes and maps before embarking on your hunting trip.

You must use the detailed maps of hunting blocks for general information and trip planning only - they are not designed for navigation purposes.

Map of Stewart Island/Rakiura hunting blocks. Click on block numbers to view a detailed map of each hunting block. 1 Maori Beach. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 181K). 2 Bungaree. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 167K). 3 Murray. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 180K). 4 Rollers. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 167K). 5 Christmas. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 160K). 6 Lucky. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 154K). 7 Yankee. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 168K). 8 Smokey. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 177K). 9 Long Harry. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 155K). 10 East Ruggedy. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 168K). 11 West Ruggedy. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 157K). 12 Waituna. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 155K). 13 Big Hellfire. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 159K). 14 Little Hellfire. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 161K). 15 Mason Homestead. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 169K). 16 Martins Creek. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 169K). 17 Cavalier. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 148K). 18 Doughboy. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 180K). 19 North Pegasus. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 179K). 20 South Pegasus. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 174K). 21 Upper Lords River. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 191K). 22 North Tikotatahi. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 169K). 23 Kellys. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 194K). 24 Bosom. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 166K). 25 Little Glory Cove. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 167K). 26 South Big Glory. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 190K). 27 Mid Big Glory. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 191K). 28 North Big Glory. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 167K). 29 Hapuatuna. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 167K). 30 Abrahams Bay. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 179K). 31 South West Arm. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 191K). 32 Rakeahua. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 197K). 33 Freds Camp. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 200K). 34 Freshwater. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 198K). 35 North Arm. Click to view a map of the hunting block (JPG, 197K). Rakiura Maori Land Trust Block. Click to go to the Hunt Rakiura website for more information and to book blocks.  Rakiura Maori Land Trust Block. Click to go to the Hunt Rakiura website for more information and to book blocks.

View a larger map of all hunting blocks on Stewart Island/Rakiura (PDF, 299K)

To access information and book Rakiura Maori Land Trust Blocks (marked in purple on the map) go to the Hunt Rakiura website.

Detailed maps of hunting blocks and places to stay

  1. Maori Beach (PDF, 512K). Stay at Maori Beach or Port William campsite
  2. Bungaree (PDF, 510K). Campsite or stay at Bungaree Hut.
  3. Murray (PDF 559K). Campsite only.
  4. Rollers (PDF 519K). Campsite only.
  5. Christmas (PDF, 497K). Stay at Christmas Village Hunters Hut
  6. Lucky (PDF, 483K)Campsite only.
  7. Yankee (PDF, 532K)Stay at Yankee River Tramping Hut
  8. Smoky (PDF, 559K)Campsite only.
  9. Long Harry (PDF, 479K)Campsite or stay at Long Harry Tramping Hut
  10. East Ruggedy (PDF, 519K)Campsite or stay at East Ruggedy Tramping Hut
  11. West Ruggedy (PDF, 474K)Campsite only.
  12. Waituna (PDF, 466K)Campsite only.
  13. Big Hellfire (PDF, 479K)Stay at Big Hellfire Tramping Hut
  14. Little Hellfire (PDF, 481K)Campsite only.
  15. Mason Homestead (PDF, 521K)Stay at Homestead Hunters Hut
  16. Martins Creek (PDF, 525K)Stay at Martins Creek Hunters Hut
  17. Cavalier (PDF, 449K)Stay at Cavalier Hunters Hut
  18. Doughboy (PDF, 552K)Campsite or stay at Doughboy Bay Trampers Hut
  19. North Pegasus (PDF, 558K)Stay at North Pegasus Hunters Hut
  20. South Pegasus (PDF, 538K)Stay at South Pegasus Hunters Hut
  21. Upper Lords River (PDF, 926K)Stay at Upper Lords Hunters Hut
  22. North Tikotatahi (PDF, 595K)Stay at North Tikotatahi Hunters Hut
  23. Kellys (PDF, 586K)Stay at Kellys Hunters Hut
  24. Bosom (PDF, 505K)Stay at Port Adventure Hunters Hut
  25. Little Glory Cove (PDF, 1154K)Stay at Little Glory Hunters Hut
  26. South Big Glory (PDF, 570K)Campsite only.
  27. Mid Big Glory (PDF, 567K)Campsite only.
  28. North Big Glory (PDF, 500K)Stay at North Big Glory Hunters Hut
  29. Hapuatuna (PDF, 500K)Stay at Hapuatuna Hunters Hut
  30. Abrahams Bay (PDF, 550K)Stay at Abrahams Bay Hunters Hut
  31. South West Arm (PDF, 594K)Stay at Southwest Arm Hunters Hut
  32. Rakeahua (PDF, 594K)Campsite or stay at Rakeahua Trampers Hut
  33. Freds Camp (PDF, 621K)Campsite or stay at Freds Camp Trampers Hut
  34. Freshwater (PDF, 609K)Campsite or stay at Freshwater Tramping Hut
  35. North Arm (PDF, 672K)Stay at North Arm Campsite

Getting to Stewart Island/Rakiura

Blocks 1-7 and 25-35: Easily accessible by water-taxi or boat charter from Oban.

Blocks 8-24: Visitors usually charter a boat, plane or helicopter to reach these blocks.

For information about getting to the Island or the blocks go to www.stewartisland.co.nz or check Stewart Island/Rakiura hunting brochure (PDF, 250K).

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Safety

Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

Contacts

Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 3 219 0009
Address:   15 Main Road
Stewart Island
Email:   stewartisland@doc.govt.nz
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