Sample Program

The following is a suggested program for use at the Deep Cove Hostel. Using this program means that only one cut lunch is required with all other meals at the hostel.


  • Arrive at Hostel - Unpack - Manager's introduction
  • Brasell Point walk (Plant Identification)
  • Walk to main wharf (Orientation)
  • Evening activities


  • Hanging Valley Track (Morning only, return to hostel for lunch)
  • Department of Conservation Programme: (Afternoon)
  • Department of Conservation Programme: (Evening) - Walk to Glow Worms.


  • Doubtful Sound Cruise (Arrange with Real Journeys prior to going to camp: 1 hour)
  • Department of Conservation Programme (Complete programme)
  • Helena Falls Tramp (Afternoon) - Access now via new bridge. This is a good all-weather track but the stream will stop access to the base of the falls in wet weather.
  • Fishing and Confidence course (Afternoon)
  • Evening activities


  • Doubtful Sound Cruise (if not completed day before)
  • Old Doubtful Sound track and Stella Falls walk (All day depending on weather) - return time may allow time for fishing etc
  • Evening activities.


  • Pack up and hostel clean up - Catch bus for home trip.



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