Located in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in the Canterbury region
IntroductionThis is an alpine serviced 28-bunk hut in the Aoraki/Mount Cook area.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
November – April
Bookings are required.
May – November
Bookings are not required but fees still apply.
Facilities and services
- Cooking - gas cookers
- Lighting - solar
- Platform bunks with mattresses in separate bunkrooms
Note, toilet can be inaccessible in winter.
- Adult (18+ years): $45 per night ($35 for New Zealand Alpine Club members)
- Child/Youth (5–17 years): $22.50 per night
- Infant (0–4 years): free
Mid November - 30 April
Pay when you make a booking.
1 May - mid November
Pay at the Aoraki/Mount Cook Visitor Centre on the day you start.
Backcountry Hut Passes and Backcountry Hut Tickets cannot be used at this hut.
Bookings are open for stays from 10 November 2021 to 30 April 2022.
Bookings for 1 July 2023 – 30 June 2024 will open in 2023. The opening date will be announced on this page in late March 2023.
All bookings operate on a first-come first-served basis. We do not operate waiting lists for bookings for future seasons, or currently booked-out facilities.
Mid November – 30 April
Bookings are required. Book Mueller Hut online
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your hut booking is for any bunk bed, not for a specific bunk bed – select your bunk bed on arrival.
Tracks to this hut
Mueller Hut RouteLocated in Aoraki/Mount Cook National ParkAt 1800 metres on the Sealy Range, Mueller Hut provides a 360-degree panorama encompassing glaciers, ice cliffs, vertical rock faces and New Zealand’s highest peaks.Duration 4 hr one wayDifficulty Advanced
NZTopo50 map sheet: BX15
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1363621, N5154771
You must visit the Aoraki/Mount Cook Visitor Centre on the day to pay hut fees (if visiting outside the booking period) and get the latest on weather and mountain conditions.
|Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park Visitor Centre|
|Phone:||+64 3 435 1186|
|Fax:||+64 4 471 1117|
1 Larch Grove
PO Box 5
Aoraki/Mt Cook 7946
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