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There is 1 way to get from Croydon to Stewart Island by plane or ferry

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  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Invercargill (IVC)
  2. Take the ferry from Bluff to Stewart Island
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Conditions of entry into New Zealand from Australia

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
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Rules to follow in New Zealand

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering New Zealand from Australia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stewart Island is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stewart Island is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Stewart Island is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 358 5453.

No, returning to Australia from New Zealand is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 15 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health.

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Stewart Island is to fly and ferry which costs $600 - $1,000 and takes 12h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Stewart Island is to fly and ferry which costs $600 - $1,000 and takes 12h 14m.

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The distance between Croydon and Stewart Island is 2105 km.

It takes approximately 12h 14m to get from Croydon to Stewart Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Invercargill Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

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Stewart Island is 2h ahead of Croydon. It is currently 6:51 PM in Croydon and 8:51 PM in Stewart Island.

Qantas and Air New Zealand offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Invercargill Airport.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Stewart Island.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 2104.5 km
  • Duration: 12h 14m

What companies run services between Croydon, VIC, Australia and Stewart Island, Southland, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Croydon to Stewart Island. However, you can take the train to Southern Cross, take the walk to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the bus to Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Invercargill, take the drive to Bluff, take the ferry to Stewart Island, then take the travel to Stewart Island.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Melbourne to Invercargill via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Melbourne to Invercargill via Queenstown, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Invercargill via Queenstown, Wellington
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Invercargill via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Invercargill via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Invercargill via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Invercargill via Wellington
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Ferry operators
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