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 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 . . . 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 Sam Summers Hut | Mt Crichton Scenic Reserve →