Fiordland region

Monowai Hut, Fiordland National Park.

Find out about the DOC backcountry huts available in Fiordland.

Otago region

French Ridge hut, Otago.

Find the DOC backcountry huts available in the Otago region.

Southland

Kiwi Burn Hut, Snowdon forest.

Find out about the DOC backcountry huts available in the Southland area of the wider Southland region.

Stewart Island/Rakiura

East Ruggedy Hut, Rakiura National Park.

Find out about the DOC backcountry huts available on Stewart Island/Rakiura.

New Zealand backcountry huts

Hut icon with map of New Zealand.

DOC manages a network of over 950 huts of all shapes and sizes. Find out where they are and the facilities they offer.

Subantarctic Islands

Auckland Islands rata forest. Photo: M.J. Williams.

There are no backcountry huts on the ecologically fragile subantarctic islands. You need a permit to visit the islands and you must be accompanied by a government representative.

 

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Safety

Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

Contacts

Murihiku / Invercargill Office
Phone:      +64 3 211 2400
Email:   invercargill@doc.govt.nz
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