Routeburn Falls Hut | Routeburn Track, Mt Aspiring National Park
Adjacent to the actual Routeburn Falls the Routeburn Falls Hut is built on stilts with a grand overview of the lower Routeburn valley.
Sort of refurbished it really is five-star tramping accommodation even if the sleeping arrangements are somewhat more monastic/prison-like, ie, four closely grouped bunks for each of the cells.
category . . . Great Walk hut
elevation . . . 994 m
hut fee – summer . . . 29 October 2019 – 30 April 2020, Hut warden in residence for summer season
New Zealand resident, need drivers license: $65 per adult, free if under 18.
Non-New Zealand resident: $130.
hut fee – winter . . . to 28 October 2018, $15 per adult, free if under 18, ie, 3 hut tickets, or backcountry hut pass. Camping not permitted
booking . . . required for summer season, 29 October 2019 – 30 April 2020, either online or at a DOC office. Not required for winter season: to 28 October 2018.
bunks . . . 48 in two bunk rooms, with mattresses
built . . . 1996, renovated 2015
cooking . . . summer: gas rings. Winter: none
heating . . . firebox, firewood supplied from woodshed
water . . . summer: tap above inside 6 sinks. Winter: outside water tank or if frozen up, from the Route Burn
toilet . . . summer: 4 flush toilets. Winter: long drop← Lake Mackenzie Hut | Routeburn Track, Fiordland National Park Routeburn Flats campsite | Routeburn Track, Mt Aspiring National Park →