Magdalen Hut
Image: Jackie Fitchman | Creative Commons


This is a standard five-bunk hut in the North Canterbury and Arthur's Pass area.

Hut overview




Bookings not required - first come, first served


  • Heating
  • Mattresses
6 bunk beds

About this hut

Getting there

9 km (4 hours walk) from the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre. The centre offers a car parking and shuttle service,

Follow the St James Walkway up the valley, this is the opposite direction from those walking the complete walkway.

The track is in good condition, wide and easily followed.

You can also stay in this hut at the end of your St James Walkway trip. 


NZTopo50 map sheet: BU23
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1556812, N5294850


  • Adult (18+ years): $5 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $2.50 per night
  • Child/Infant (0 - 10 years): free

Before you go, buy 1 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put this in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass that gives unlimited use at most Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12 month period.

Read more about hut tickets and passes | Find retailers that sell hut tickets


Rangiora Office
Phone:   +64 3 313 0820
Address:   32 River Road
Rangiora 7400
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Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 318 9211
Address:   State Highway 73
Arthur's Pass
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