Between July 2021 and June 2022 Aspiring Hut will be closed for an unknown time.
The exact time is not yet confirmed and will be announced as soon as possible. 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 are open for stays from 1 December 2020 to 30 April 2021.
Bookings are planned to open in May 2021, for stays that require bookings from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022. The specific date that bookings will open will be added to this page, at least two weeks prior to the date.
Bookings required. For more information including what you can expect as a ‘booked’ and ‘non-booked’ hut user, see Booking Aspiring and Liverpool Huts.
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
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.