IntroductionThis is a standard ten-bunk hut in western Fiordland.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
Deas Cove Hut
- Adult (18+ years): $5 per night
- Youth (11–17 years): $2.50 per night
- Child/Infant (0–10 years): free
Before you go, buy 1 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put this in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass that gives unlimited use at most Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12 month period.
This hut is located in Deas Cove, Thompson Sound, Doubtful Sound.
NZTopo50 map sheet: CC05
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1126615, N4977839
Requirements for taking a vessel into Fiordland Marine Area
The Fiordland Marine Pathway Plan protects the area from marine pests which can be carried in on boats. It sets out rules and standards that must be met by all vessels entering within one nautical mile of the landward boundary of the Fiordland Marine Area.
If you take a vessel into Fiordland from outside the area you must:
- apply for a Clean Vessel Pass, and
- ensure that hulls are clean of marine pest species.
The plan is an Environment Southland regulation. DOC has no authority below mean high tide except in marine reserves or concerning marine mammals – we do not enforce any fishing regulations.
Download a user’s guide to the Fiordland Marine Area - including maps, anchorages and fishing regulations.
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