Sometime between July 2021 and June 2022 Aspiring Hut will be closed for an unknown time.
The exact time and date is not yet confirmed. An alert will be added to this webpage when the closure dates are known.
If the closure is during the booking period your booking will be cancelled and refunds provided. NZAC and DOC apologise for any inconvenience this causes.
December - April
Bookings are required.
May - Labour weekend (late October)
Facilites are reduced.
This is a New Zealand Alpine Club hut.
Pay at the time of booking.
Note: NZAC members cannot get their discount online. To get your discount either:
Pay at the Tititea/Mount Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre or online through the New Zealand Alpine Club website.
Backcountry Hut Passes and Backcountry Hut Tickets can't be used at this hut.
Bookings will open at 9:30 am on Tuesday 11 May 2021, for stays from 1 December 2021 to 30 April 2022.
Bookings required. Book Aspiring Hut online
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings. New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) members applying for their discount will not be charged this fee.
Bookings not required - bunks available on a first come, first served basis.
Your hut booking is for any bunk bed, not for a specific bunk bed – select your bunk bed on arrival.
NZTopo50 map sheet: CA11
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1254866, N5065962
A hut warden will be on site periodically during the booking season, from 1 December to end of April.
This is a popular hut, consider carrying a sleeping mat in case no bunks are available.
There is no firewood supplied at this hut.
Groups of more than ten people need to fill in a large group notification form. Contact the Tititea/Mt Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre at least two weeks before your departure date to receive this. The form is not a booking – the hut is still first come, first served.