Robert Ridge Route to Angelus Hut
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Angelus, at 1,650 metres, is perched high on the ranges between Lakes Rotoiti and Rotoroa in Nelson Lakes National Park.


All drone use must be authorised by DOC

A concession is required to fly a drone on any public conservation land - apply to fly recreationally or commercially.

Angelus Hut and Campsite: Bookings are essential from late November to 30 April, on Labour weekend and Queen's Birthday weekend.

Track overview

min. 12.2 km one way

Walking and tramping

2-3 days Advanced: Tramping track
Expert: Route

Seasonal restrictions

Late November to 30 April, Labour weekend and Queen's Birthday weekend

You must have a booking to stay in the hut or campsite in this period.

1 May to late November (excluding Labour weekend and Queen's Birthday weekend)

Bookings are not required in this period – pay by Backcountry Hut Pass or Backcountry Hut Tickets.

Dog access

No dogs


Rotoiti / Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 521 1806
Address:   View Road
St Arnaud
Full office details
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