Ball Hut

Image: Adrien Blot | ©


This is a standard 3-bunk hut in the Aoraki/Mount Cook area.

Hut overview


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served


  • Mattresses
3 bunk beds

About this hut

Facilities and services

  • Radio

Camping is also possible here.


NZTopo50 map sheet: BX16
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1373423, N5165775


Hut fees must be paid at the Visitor Centre with cash, eftpos, Backcountry Hut Pass or Backcountry Hut Tickets before your stay.

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

Before you go, call into the Aoraki/Mount Cook Visitor Centre to sign into the intentions system, and get up to date weather and mountain conditions.

Know before you go

The area around Ball Road is complex avalanche terrain. Large avalanches may cross the road and track from June to November. Call the Aoraki/Mount Cook Visitor Centre for advice on conditions. 


Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 435 1186
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   1 Larch Grove
Aoraki/Mt Cook
Postal Address:   PO Box 5
Aoraki/Mt Cook 7946
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