Siberia Hut

Image: Janette Asche | ©

Introduction

This is an serviced 20-bunk hut in the Wanaka/Makarora area.

Highlights

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Serviced

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
20 bunk beds

Seasonal restrictions

1 December - 30 April

Bookings are required to stay in the hut.

1 May to 30 November

Bookings are not required but fees still apply.

About this hut

Getting there

Approximate times from nearest huts
  • Young Hut via Gillespie Pass Circuit: 6– 8 hr (12 km)
  • Kerin Forks Hut via Gillespie Pass Circuit: 2– 3 hr (7 km)
  • SH 6 (Haast Highway) via Gillespie Pass Circuit: 6– 8 hr (22 km)

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BZ12
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1285188, N5097726

Fees

Hut
  • Adult (18+ years): $20 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $10 per night
  • Child/Infant: (0 - 10 years): free
1 December - 30 April

Pay at the time of booking.

Backcountry Hut Passes can be used at this hut. 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.

1 May - 30 November

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. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass for unlimited use at most Serviced and Standard huts for a 6 or 12 month period.

Fees to camp at the hut
  • Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $5 per night
  • Child/Infant: (0 - 10 years): free

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.

Read more about hut tickets and passes | Find retailers that sell hut tickets

Bookings


Bookings are open for stays from 1 December 2020 to 30 April 2021.


 

1 December - 30 April

Bookings are required to stay in the hut. Bookings are not required to camp at the hut. For more information, including what you can expect as a 'booked' and 'non-booked' hut user, see Booking Siberia and Brewster Huts.

Book Siberia Hut online 

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.

1 May - 30 November

Bookings are not required - first come, first served.

Contacts

Tititea / Mount Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   0272696871
Fax:   03 4437660
Email:   mtaspiringvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   1 Ballantyne Road
Wanaka 9305
Postal Address:   PO Box 93
Wanaka 9343
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