Introduction

Scotties Hut is a basic hut in the St James Conservation Area.

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Basic/bivvies

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from stream
4 bunk beds

About this hut

Scotties Hut.
Scotties Hut

Heritage

The area around Scotties Hut is known as Scotties Camp and is an historic site, dating back to mustering days. The ruins of the first Scotties Camp Hut are nearby. 

Getting there

From Hanmer Springs take Clarence Valley Rd over Jacks Pass to connect with Tophouse Rd (about 13 km from Hanmer Springs). From there, the hut is accessible to walkers, mountain bikers and horse riders via the St James Cycle Trail, and to four wheel drivers via the Edwards Valley Track.

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BT24
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1570383, N5302449

Fees

Free

Contacts

Rangiora Office
Phone:   +64 3 313 0820
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   esienquiries@doc.govt.nz
Address:   32 River Road
Rangiora 7400
Postal Address:   PO Box 349
Rangiora 7440
Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 318 9211
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   arthurspassvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   106 Main Westcoast Road
Arthur's Pass
Postal Address:   PO Box 51008
Arthur's Pass 7654
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