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This is a serviced 28-bunk hut in the Nelson Lakes area.

Hut overview

Easy walk from road end

1-3 hours




Bookings not required - first come, first served


  • Heating
  • Mattresses
28 bunk beds

About this hut

Getting there


NZTopo50 map sheet: BS24
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1585212, N5364023

Altitude: 630 m above sea level


Lakehead Hut.
Lakehead Hut

Lakehead Hut interior.
Lakehead Hut interior

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Child/Infant: (0 - 10 years): free

Before you go, buy 1 Serviced Hut Ticket (green for adults, orange for youth) or 3 Standard Hut Tickets (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put these in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass for unlimited use at most Serviced and Standard huts for a 6 or 12 month period.

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