Experience life in a remote part of the Fiordland National Park

The Deep Cove Outdoor Education Trust is a non profit organisation that was established in 1971. The Deep Cove Hostel is a 50 bed building and was established for the purpose of enabling school aged children a unique opportunity to experience life in a remote part of the Fiordland National Park.

While at the hostel, visitors have the opportunity to study the variety of flora and fauna in the region, experience light to moderate tramping in virgin native Podocarp Forest, go boating on the Sound, fish, and learn to interact and work as a team in one of the most remote places in New Zealand.

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Hostel accommodation at Deep Cove Outdoor Education Trust

Sleeping accommodation consists of rooms of two to four bunks with a total of 50 bed spaces in the hostel. The hostel flat which is self-contained and fully equipped is also available for school parties at rates for non-school groups. This unit sleeps six.

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School Groups

School groups will enjoy discovering the remarkable features of the Deep Cove environment that surrounds them. There are plenty of activities on offer, providing a thoroughly unique and educational experience for all. 

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Beautiful Doubtful Sound

Lakes, views of snow capped mountians, the bush, water falls, marine life, walking tracks, or one of the engineering wonders of modern man! All of these are easily found in the Fiordland National Park by visiting Deep Cove at the head of Doubtful Sound. 

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