Rakiura Brown Kiwi
  • There are 4 species of Kiwi

  • Rakiura Population: 20,000 (approx)

  • Adult birds weigh 2-4 KG

  •  Stand 40cm tall

  • Nocturnal

Stewart Island is home to over 20,000 Kiwi - the densest population in the world! 

Our national icon is a something which draws New Zealanders and people from all over the world to Stewart Island.


47° South Kiwi Spotting is Stewart Islands premium Kiwi Spotting tour. We offer an exclusive opportunity to see Kiwi in the wild! Our guides have access to private land where known wild Kiwi live. This gives you the best opportunity to see these precious birds in their natural environment!

Our Kiwi walks are limited to groups of 2 to 7 total so be in quick!

Adults: $100.00

Children (12 and Under): $60.00


Kiwi have been the national symbol of New Zealand since the 19th Century

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