FAQ

  • Where do I check-in for my flight to Stewart Island? 

Stewart Island Flights is located in the main terminal at Invercargill Airport.

  • What are the baggage limits? 

Baggage allowance is 15kg checked baggage per person and one small item as carry-on i.e handbag or laptop bag. Excess baggage may be deferred until a later flight. We can store unnecessary baggage free of charge.

  • Can I carry gas cooker canisters?

Unfortunately we cannot carry gas canisters or fuel on our scheduled flights. You can purchase these on the island however. We may be able carry gas on our chartered flights to Stewart Islands west coast beaches, please enquire.

  • Where can I park my car? 

There is a car park at the airport terminal monitored with security cameras.

Please follow this link for a current list of parking charges.

  • Is there a shuttle bus from/to Invercargill city? 

A shuttle operates on demand to meet our flights. Contact Executive Cars, Ph. 03 214 3434. Taxi’s are also available at the terminal.

  • How do I get from the airfield on Stewart Island to Oban? 

A courtesy van will meet you off the aeroplane, pick up your bags, and transfer you to our depot on the waterfront in Halfmoon Bay. Many of the motels and lodges will pick you up from the depot.

  • What is the cancellation policy? 

Cancellation outside 2 weeks of the departure date won't incur a cancellation penalty. Cancellation more than 48 hours prior to departure time, but inside 2 weeks of departure date will incur a cancellation fee of 20% of the fare. Cancellation within 48 hours of departure will incur forfeiture of the full fare. Application for refund will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Summarization:

  • What is the flight time to and from Invercargill to Stewart Island? 

Flight time is 20 minutes, please allow 30 minutes for connections.

  • Timetables: 

Timetables shown are subject to change without notice. Carrier assumes no responsibility for making connections.

*Day trip Activities: Activity order may be changed prior to departure due to third party operator requirements and/or weather.

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