Note: cooking facilities and utensils are not provided.
Sunday to Friday:
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 this hut are paid using hut tickets.
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.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
Bookings for the hut are required all year. Bookings are not required to camp at the hut.
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.
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
Eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.