Routeburn Flats Hut | Routeburn Track, Mt Aspiring National Park
Routeburn Flats Hut is one of the two original huts still left on the track although it has been recently modified and with a large picnic verandah area added for the numerous summer daytrippers.
Routeburn Flats Hut is set on the edge of the big tree red beech forest adjacent to the Routeburn with a splendid view across the flat up the North Branch.
category . . . Great Walk hut
elevation . . . 690 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 . . . 20 in two bunk rooms, with mattresses
built . . . early 1970s, renovated 2016
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 Route Burn
toilet . . . summer: 4 flush toilets. Winter: long drop← Routeburn Flats campsite | Routeburn Track, Mt Aspiring National Park The Divide Shelter | Routeburn Track, Fiordland National Park →