View over Halfmoon Bay Opening in early 2003

Welcome to 
“Sails Ashore”, complimenting our liveaboard charter yacht “Talisker”. Enjoy with us our architecturally designed home which includes two new superior apartments. Each has panoramic views, is centrally heated and features commissioned works of art with a joint sun and dining room.

Each has a selection of teas and coffee, a refrigerator, TV, and phone. 
Email is also available. 

Iris & Peter

Our extensive library of books, videos and photographs is available for guests information. As well guests will take home our complimentary CD-Rom containing over 6oo photos and slide shows of Stewart Island, Fiordland and the Sub-Antarctic Islands.  

A courtesy car is available and we are happy to assist with your travel and activities planning. Border Terriers

We and our Border Terriers will delight in sharing our Island and our home with you.


"Sails Ashore" is an ideal base for guests to explore the township of Oban and around Paterson Inlet. We are happy to organise a Local Bus Tour and Day Cruise around Paterson Inlet visiting Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary and other points of interest aboard Talisker.

Visits to the local museum, Department of Conservation Information Centre and The Fernery can be also be arranged as well as escorted day walks. to other points of interest.


 *  We can recommend Pania Lodge if you would prefer a fully furnished house

Contact Us At :-

Talisker Charters ( )
Peter & Iris Tait,
( )
11 View St, P.O. Box 66, Stewart Island , New Zealand,

 phone / fax +64 3 219 1151

Web site created by Peter Tait, ( )

site updated August  2002

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