Lake Angelus Hut
Image: Crystal Brindle ©


This is a serviced 28-bunk hut in the Nelson Lakes area. From late November to 30 April, on Labour weekend and Queen's Birthday weekend this hut must be booked online in advance.

Hut overview




Bookings required


  • Heating
  • Mattresses
28 bunk beds

About this hut

Angelus Hut was built in 2010.


NZTopo50 map sheet: BS24
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1579151, N5362601

Altitude: 1,650 m above sea level

Download a printable map of Angelus Hut (PDF, 572K)


Peak season (from late November to 30 April, Labour Weekend, Queen's Birthday weekend - bookings required): 
$20.00 adult per night, $10.00 youth/child per night, infant free.

Off peak season (from 1 May to late November, excluding Labour weekend and Queen's Birthday weekend):
Backcountry Hut Pass or Backcountry Hut Tickets must be used.


Bookings are essential from late November to 30 April and on the following long weekends:

  • Labour weekend (Friday to Sunday nights). Labour Day is the 4th Monday of October each year.
  • Queen's Birthday weekend (Friday to Sunday nights). Queen's Birthday is the first Monday of June each year.

Book Angelus Hut online, or contact the Nelson Lakes Bookings Helpdesk. 

Read the terms and conditions before you book.

Know before you go

No cooking facilities provided – all visitors should carry portable cookers.

No rubbish facilities are provided in the backcountry – pack out what you pack in.

It's important to plan, prepare and equip yourself well. Have the right gear and skills required for the trip and always check the latest information about facilities you plan to use and local weather conditions.

Nelson Lakes - thefts from vehicles

Isolated carparks are prone to theft. Don't leave any valuables in your vehicle. A bag storage facility is available at the Rotoiti/Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre. 


Nelson Lakes Bookings Helpdesk Business Unit
Phone:   +64 3 521 1808
Address:   View Road
St Arnaud
Full office details
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