View up valley from Kennedy Memorial Hut

Image: DOC

Introduction

This is a standard six-bunk hut in the Mackenzie Country and Waitaki area.

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

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

About this hut

Getting there

Kennedy Memorial Hut is a 9 - 10 hour, 33 km walk from Glen Lyon Station.

Permission is required from Glen Lyon Station (+64 3 438 9644 or +64 3 438 9642) to walk or drive to this hut.

Location

Kennedy Memorial Hut.
Kennedy Memorial Hut

NZTopo50 map sheet: BY15
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1356121, N5136964

Fees

  • 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 that gives unlimited use at most Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12-month period.

More about hut tickets and passes

Contacts

Te Manahuna / Twizel Office
Phone:   +64 3 435 0802
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   esienquiries@doc.govt.nz
Address:   15 Wairepo Road
Twizel 7901
Postal Address:   Private Bag
Twizel 7944
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