Angelus Hut in winter
Image: DOC


Angelus Hut at 1,650 metres, sits on the shores of Lake Angelus surrounded by spectacular mountain views. From May to October in most years, the lake is frozen, snow blankets all four routes, and you may have to dig your way to the hut.

Walking and tramping

2-3 days Advanced: Tramping track
Expert: Route

Seasonal restrictions

May to October

  • Additional hazards are present on all routes including snow and ice, avalanche risk and sub-zero temperatures.
  • Hut facilities are reduced – water and firewood may not be available.

Dog access

No dogs



Rotoiti / Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 521 1806
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   View Road
St Arnaud
Postal Address:   PO Box 55
St Arnaud 7053
Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
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