Mueller Hut

Image: Francisco Siller | Creative Commons


This is an alpine serviced 28-bunk hut in the Aoraki/Mount Cook area.


Hut overview


  • Category
Serviced Alpine


  • Bookings

Bookings required


  • Cooking
  • Lighting
  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
28 bunk beds

Seasonal restrictions

November - April

Bookings are required.

May - November

Bookings are not required but fees still apply.

About this hut

Facilities and services

  • Cooking - gas cookers
  • Lighting - solar
  • Platform bunks with mattresses in separate bunkrooms

Note, toilet can be inaccessible in winter.


NZTopo50 map sheet: BX15
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1363621, N5154771


  • Adults (18+ years): $45 per night ($35 for New Zealand Alpine Club members)
  • Youth (5–17 years): $22.50 per night
  • Child/Infant (0–4 years): free
Mid November - 30 April

Pay when you make a booking. Backcountry Hut Passes and Hut Tickets cannot be used at this hut.

1 May - mid November

Pay at the Aoraki/Mount Cook Visitor Centre on the day you start.


Bookings are open for stays from 9 November 2020 to 30 April 2021.


A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.

Your hut booking is for any bunk bed, not for a specific bunk bed – select your bunk bed on arrival.

1 May - mid November

Bookings are not required – first come, first served but you must still register your intentions with the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre before you walk.

Know before you go

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
Address:   1 Larch Grove
Aoraki/Mt Cook
Postal Address:   PO Box 5
Aoraki/Mt Cook 7946
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