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PLB (Personal Locator Beacon) Hire

Heading out into the bush? 

With our Personal Locator Beacon Hire you can ensure you safety and security at all times during your trip.

Simply ring us or fill out the contact form below to reserve your PLB. Then:

Upon visiting our store to pick up your PLB, fill out the required form with details of when you will begin/end your trip and provide details of your emergency contacts and expected route.

Hire Fees

3 days$30
7 days$40
Each additional week after 7 days$30

Alternatively, you can purchase one here.


DOC Backcountry Hut Tickets

Each hut is unique but the facilities and services provided in or near huts are divided into five categories. Fees are based on the category on the hut.
We sell Green (Serviced Huts) and Blue Tickets (Standard Huts). Please follow this link (external) to find out what tickets you require for your stay. 

Serviced huts -Green Ticket

Serviced Huts have mattresses, water supply, toilets, hand washing facilities and heating with fuel available. They may have cooking facilities with fuel and a warden.

Fees for the hut:

  • Adult: $15 per night
  • Youth: $7.50 per night
  • Child/Infant: free

Fees to camp (outside) at the hut:

  • Adult: $5 per night
  • Youth: $2.50 per night
  • Child/Infant: free

Standard huts -Blue Ticket

Standard Huts have mattresses, water supply and toilets. Wood heaters are provided at huts below the bush line.

Fees for the hut:

  • Adult: $5 per night
  • Youth: $2.50 per night
  • Child/Infant: free

Fees to camp (outside) at the hut: Free 

Basic huts/bivvies

Basic huts provide very basic shelter with limited facilities.

Fees: Free

Age ranges 

Adult: 18+ years

Youth: 11 - 17 years

Child: 5 - 10 years

Infant: 0 - 4 years

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