Find out about changes that might affect the safety or enjoyment of your trip into conservation areas in Fiordland.


Staying in huts and campsites and using toilets

  • You are responsible for your own health and hygiene. Carry and use your own cleaning and protective equipment.
  • Leave facilities clean and fit for use by others.
  • Hut capacity is limited to 10 people as physical distancing is required. Bring a tent to non-bookable huts. 

In the outdoors 

  • Stay home if you’re unwell.
  • Stay 2 metres away from people you don’t know.
  • Enable contact tracing – tell someone before you go.

DOC's response to COVID-19

For your safety, every effort has been made to ensure this information is correct. However you should contact the local DOC visitor centre or office for the latest updates.

Changes to weather will affect conditions in the backcountry. Always check the latest weather report on the MetService website before you venture out and be prepared to change your plans if conditions are unfavourable.

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