Bookings not required - first come, first served
Before you go, buy 1 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put this in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass that gives unlimited use at most Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12 month period.
11.5 km (4 hours walk) from the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre. The centre offers a car parking and shuttle service,
Follow the St James Walkway up the valley, this is the opposite direction from those walking the complete walkway.
The track is in good condition, wide and easily followed.
You can also stay in this hut at the end of your St James Walkway trip.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BU23
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1556812, N5294850
No dogs allowed.
Eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.