Visiting Other Sites

If you are visiting or plan to visit one of the other sites and huts which we manage, we have provided some useful information about these huts including layouts, dos and don'ts and importantly, as these are unmanned sites, where to find the key. It is important that you follow the guidelines so that everyone visiting can enjoy them and their heritage in the way that is intended.

Damoy Hut

Damoy Hut is situated in Dorian Bay on Wiencke Island (64° 49’S, 63°31’W). The hut consists of the bunkroom, the old toilet (now used for storage) and the kitchen/lounge. A number of artefacts still remain inside and around the building. Find out information such as the preferred landing site and where to find the key along with important guidelines that must be followed.

Detaille Hut

Detaille, Base W, is located in the Lallemand Fjord, off the Loubet Coast and is a small island (66°52’S, 66°38’W) south of the Antarctic Circle in an area most commonly referred to as Crystal Sound. In addition to the base building, there are two smaller structures on the island; the emergency store (north of the island) and the pup pens (east of the island). Other structures include the anemometer tower and two radio masts (one of which has recently collapsed).  Find out information including how to remove the shutters along with important guidelines that must be followed.

Horseshoe Island

Horseshoe, Base Y, is situated on Horseshoe Island in Marguerite Bay (67°48'S, 67°18'W).  In addition to the base building there is a weather balloon shed, pup pens, an emergency store, two pram dinghies and a winch around the base.  Find out information such as the preferred landing site and where to find the key along with important guidelines that must be followed.

Stonington Island

Stonington Island, British Base E, is situated on Stonington Island, Marguerite Bay, western Graham Land (68°11'S, 67°00'W).  Stonington Island has been identified as an Important Bird Area, with breeding Antarctic Imperial shags. In addition to the base building there are some steel-mesh dog pens and a small generator shed, as well as an emergency store, radio mast, water tank and collapsed anemometer tower. Find out information such as the preferred landing site and where to find the key along with important guidelines that must be followed.

Wordie House

Wordie House, British Base F, is situated on Winter Island, Argentine Islands (65 ̊15’S, 64 ̊16’W). The hut consists of the kitchen and living room, generator shed, office, dog room and toilet, and a number of original artefacts are still found on site. Find out information such as the preferred landing site and where to find the key along with important guidelines that must be followed.

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