Lake Mackenzie Hut | Routeburn Track, Fiordland National Park
Well-sited Lake Mackenzie Hut with a view to the nearby lake with Ocean Peak around to Emily Peak as a backdrop, and round to the left some peaks of the Darran Range some distance away. Just about as picturesque a spot as you could imagine.
Lake Mackenzie Hut is one of the busiest huts on the Routeburn, many people end up staying here on their little adventure.
category . . . Great Walk hut
elevation . . . 1036 m
hut fee winter season . . . until 31 October 2023
All adults (18+ years): $25 per person, per night, or Backcountry Hut Pass
All children (17 years and under): free
hut fee summer season 1 November 2023 – 30 April 2024
Kiwi adults (18+ years): $68 per person, per night
Kiwi children (17 years and under): free but booking still required
Non-resident adults (18+ years): $102 per person, per night
Non-resident children (17 years and under): $51 per person, per night
booking . . . required for summer season, 1 November 2023 – 30 April 2024, either online or at a DOC office.
Booking not required for winter season: until 31 October 2023
bunks . . . 50 in two bunk rooms, with mattresses
built . . . 1990s
cooking . . . summer: gas rings. Winter: none
heating . . . firebox, firewood supplied from woodshed
water . . . summer: tap above inside sinks. Winter: outside water tank or if frozen up, from the lake
toilet . . . summer: 4 flush toilets. Winter: long drop← Lake Mackenzie campsite | Routeburn Track, Fiordland National Park Leaning Lodge | Rock and Pillar Conservation Area →