IntroductionThis is a standard four-bunk hut in the Mackenzie Country and Waitaki area.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from stream
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Youth (5–17 years): $5 per night
- Child/Infant (0–4 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.
Maitland Hut is 4 hours (10 km) from Lake Ohau Road. Permission is required from Lake Ohau Station (+64 3 438 9663) to walk across the private land at the start of the Maitland Track.
Tracks to this hut
Snowy Gorge Creek - Maitland StreamLocated in Ahuriri Conservation Park and Ruataniwha Conservation ParkThis unmarked route is for experienced trampers and travels through diverse country.1 alertDuration 13 hrDifficulty Advanced, Expert
NZTopo50 map sheet: BZ14
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1339723, N5098943
In a very heavy snowfall season the avalanche path adjacent to Maitland hut could over fill and advance as far as the hut. Avoid the hut during these times.
Learn more at Be avalanche alert.