IntroductionThis is a serviced 14-bunk hut in the St James Conservation Area.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
- Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
- Youth (11–17 years): $7.50 per night
- Child/Infant: (0–10 years): free
Before you go, buy 1 Serviced Hut Ticket (green) or 3 Standard Hut Tickets (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put these in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass for unlimited use at most Serviced and Standard huts for a 6 or 12 month period.
Tracks to this hut
St James WalkwayLocated in Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve and St James Conservation AreaThis track passes through pastoral land, beech forest and sub-alpine regions, and is a great introduction to multi-night tramping.3 alertsDuration 5 daysDifficulty Advanced
Lewis Pass - Waiau Pass - Blue Lake RouteLocated in Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve and Nelson Lakes National Park and St James Conservation AreaWaiau Pass is an alpine crossing suitable for experienced parties only, linking Lewis Pass and Nelson Lakes National Park.Duration 8-10 days for full tripDifficulty Expert
Image: Chris Louth | Creative Commons
NZTopo50 map sheet: BT23
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1564113, N5318041