Pinnacles Hut

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This is a serviced 19-bunk hut in the Mt Somers area.


Hut overview


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings required


  • Heating
  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
19 bunk beds

About this hut


  • Single and double bunks

Note: cooking facilities and utensils are not provided.

Getting there

Pinnacles Hut is on the Mount Somers Track. It can be accessed from Sharplin Falls car park which is at the end of Flynns Road Staveley.

From Woolshed Creek Hut it is 3 hr (6 km). The track is steep in places.


NZTopo50 map sheet: BX20
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1469480, N5170188


  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Child/Infant: (0 - 10 years): free

Pay at the time of booking.

Backcountry Hut Passes can be used at this hut. To pay with your Backcountry Hut Pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'Backcountry Hut Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will automatically be applied when you make a booking.

Fees to camp at the hut
  • Adult (18+ years): $5 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $2.50 per night
  • Child/Infant (0 - 10 years): free

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, which includes unlimited use of campsites at Serviced huts for a 6 or 12 month period.

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Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.


Bookings for the hut are required all year. Bookings are not required to camp at the hut.

Book Pinnacles Hut online.

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.

Know before you go

  • Secure your vehicle at the carparks and do not leave valuables in them.
  • Hut wardens may be present at the hut. 


Ōtautahi / Christchurch Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 379 4082
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   31 Nga Mahi Road, Sockburn
Christchurch 8042
Postal Address:   Private Bag 11089
Christchurch 8042
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