Story: Stewart Island/Rakiura

Coastal view from the Rakiura Track

Coastal view from the Rakiura Track

There are three important tramping tracks on Stewart Island – the demanding and long North West Circuit, the Southern Circuit south and east of Mason Bay, and the shorter Rakiura Track. The Rakiura Track begins going north along the coast from Halfmoon Bay to Port William, with magnificent views such as this.

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Carl Walrond, 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - Stewart Island places: north and west', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 November 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 May 2015