14. Getting to and from Bluff

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There are a number of options to get to the southernmost point of Te Araroa - Bluff.
  • Flight from Auckland to Invercargill, then bus or hitch-hike to Bluff
  • Flight from Christchurch to Invercargill, then bus or hitch-hike to Bluff
  • Bus from Christchurch to Invercargill, then bus or hitch-hike to Bluff

Transport providers

  • Intercity for buses 
  • Air New Zealand for flights
  • Campbelltown passenger services, Bus Operators to Bluff. 1 Lee St - P: 03 212 7404
  • Stewart Island Experience Ferry Service. Foreshore Rd - P: 0800 000 511

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