IntroductionThis is a serviced 36-bunk hut in the North Canterbury and Arthur's Pass area.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
The hut has a radio that is monitored by Arthur’s Pass Visitor Centre during office hours, 7 days a week.
There is a wood stove in the hut for heating but you'll need your own cooker and utensils.
- Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
- Youth (11–17 years): $7.50 per night
- Child/Infant: (0–10 years): free
Before you go, buy 1 Serviced Hut Ticket (green) or 3 Standard Hut Tickets (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put these in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass for unlimited use at most Serviced and Standard huts for a 6 or 12 month period.
Tracks to this hut
Carrington Hut RouteLocated in Arthur's Pass National ParkThis route up the braided river-bed of the Waimakariri leads to a comfortable hut situated below the park’s highest peaks. Carrington Hut is a good base for exploring the upper Waimakariri catchment.1 alertDuration 2 daysDifficulty Expert
Harman Pass RouteLocated in Arthur's Pass National Park and Kelly Range – Styx River areaThis route takes you from the open east-coast river flats over a rugged, untracked alpine pass into the rainforest of the Taipo River.2 alertsDuration 3 - 4 daysDifficulty Expert
Three Passes RouteLocated in Arthur's Pass National ParkThis classic summer tramp for experienced backcountry trampers crosses Harman Pass, Whitehorn Pass and Browning Pass/Noti Raureka. It gives the excitement, variety and contrast of a transalpine route.2 alertsDuration 4 - 5 daysDifficulty Expert
Waimakariri Falls Hut to Rolleston RiverLocated in Arthur's Pass National ParkThis challenging alpine crossing is not maintained – proceed with caution.Duration 2–3 days one wayDifficulty Expert
NZTopo50 map sheet: BV20
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1473428, N5242473