Cameron Hut

Image: Janey Thomas | ©


This is a basic nine-bunk hut in the Mid & South Canterbury area.

Hut overview


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served


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

About this hut

Canterbury Mountaineering Club hut.

The hut sits amongst piles of moraine from the Cameron Glacier and has stunning views of the Arrowsmith Range.

Getting there

Cameron Hut is 6 hours (15.6 km) up the Cameron valley on an unmarked route. To reach Cameron valley, drive past Mt Arrowsmith Station on Hakatere Heron Road for about 1.6 km. Just past a gravel pit follow an unmarked 4WD track for about 1.4 km to the start of the route up the true right of the valley.


NZTopo50 map sheet: BW18
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1439423, N5196513


Free for Canterbury Mountaineering Club members. $10 per night for non-members.

For payment details, see Canterbury Mountaineering Club.

Know before you go

Cameron Hut is subject to a low level of avalanche risk. The risk is possible during heavy snowfall years, particularly when there is snow on the ground around the hut during major storms or 24 hours afterwards.


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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