Syme Hut with the peak of Mt Taranaki behind
Facilities and services
- Outside toilet
- Cold running water from rainwater tank
Note, there is no heating.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BJ29
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1691934, N5648451
- 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
Know before you go
This hut is situated at 1,940 m on Fanthams Peak. During winter conditions, you'll need alpine climbing experience and suitable equipment to reach this hut. Check with the Taranaki/Egmont National Park Visitor Centre for current conditions.