McKeller Hut | Greenstone Track, Greenstone Conservation Area
Renovated/extended McKeller Hut is on a small river flat near the upper Greenstone River, not far from the lake.
Big double-glazed picture windows look across to the beech tree forest. A long verandah.
McKeller Hut has a great ambience after the accommodation barns on the Routeburn. Bonza.
category . . . serviced hut
hut fee . . . 1 Serviced Hut Ticket (green), ($25), or backcountry hut pass in winter. Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used from 1 October to 30 April. There’s a resident hut warden in summer.
camping fee . . . 1 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth), ($10), or backcountry hut pass in winter. Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used from 1 October to 30 April. That hut warden will see you if you camp around the hut.
elevation . . . 630 m
bunks . . . 24
built . . . 1970s, majorly renovated & extended in 2011
heating . . . firebox, wood and coal supplied
cooking . . . none
water . . . taps above 2 inside sinks, from rainwater tank
toilet . . . 2 x longdrop← McIntyre Hut | Whakaari Conservation Area Mid Caples Hut | Caples Track, Greenstone Conservation Area →