Moturau Hut | Kepler Track, Fiordland National Park
Moturau Hut is located just up from the shoreline of Lake Manapouri where there are outstanding views, and with some great expanses of mature red beech forest in the vicinity.
Moturau Hut is located, well, it’s okay, but for some reason many seem to want to skip this accommodation, racing off to civilisation rather than taking the time to spend some time down by the lake and extend the Kepler experience for as long as possible.
category . . . Great Walk hut
elevation . . . 185 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 2019, $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: 28 October 2019.
bunks . . . 40 in three bunk rooms, with mattresses
built . . . 1986, ie, when the track was opened
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
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