This is 304 m high and has a lighthouse on its northern end. The light (Gp.FI. (2) W 6 sec) is 183m high and obscured to the south by the top of the island. There are no suitable landing places or anchorages. Permission must be obtained from the Department of Conservation prior to landing as the island is a wild life sanctuary. The island is one of the last homes of the Tuatara Lizard.
The sea all around Stephens Island can be extremely rough and should be avoided in bad weather.