1 December – 30 April
Bookings are required to stay in the hut.
1 May – 30 November
Bookings are not required but fees still apply.
Pay when you make a booking.
Before you go, pay for each night's stay at the DOC office listed under contacts below. Put the till receipt in the honesty box at the hut.
Before you go, buy 2 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put this 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.
To pay with your Backcountry Hut Pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'Backcountry Hut Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will automatically be applied when you make a booking.
Backcountry Hut Passes can only be used in this hut from 1 May to 30 September. Passes cannot be used from 1 October to 30 April.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 December 2021 to 30 April 2022.
Bookings are required to stay in the hut. Bookings are not required to camp at the hut.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
Your hut booking is for any bunk bed, not for a specific bunk bed – select your bunk bed on arrival.
Bookings are not required - first come, first served.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BZ12
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1285188, N5097726
A hut warden will be on site periodically during the booking season, from 1 December to end of April.
Auckland is at Level 3 and other regions at Level 2.