Lyell Saddle sleepouts | Lyell Range/Radiant Range Conservation Area
Not insulated, not acceptably insect screened, the wind can whistle through between the timber cladding. All rough sawn timber that doesn’t allow proper cleaning.
Yeah, sub-standard accommodation that doesn’t come close to meeting DOCs standards. Or New Zealand’s Building Code.
category . . . 2 separate private sleeping shelters, constructed and managed by Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust
private hut fee . . . The private accommodation fee is a flat rate of $360 for up to 4 guests. The fee covers your entire trip whether you choose to spend 1, 2, 3 or 4 nights on the trail (it is not per night).
available . . . seasonally available, from the 1 September to the 31 May
in and out . . . Book one night only at Lyell Saddle. For single-night return trips only. This option is not intended for those traversing more/all of the trail. $90 for sleepout for four people.
booking . . . required. Book online
elevation . . . 875 m
bunks . . . two double mattress bunks, ie, 4 people max
built . . . 2013
heating . . . none, no insulation either
water . . . from hut, 30 m walk
toilet . . . longdrop← Lyell Saddle Hut | Lyell Range/Radiant Range Conservation Area North Branch Stanley River campsite | Kahurangi National Park →