Shallow Bay Hut | Kepler Track, Fiordland National Park
OK, so Shallow Bay Hut is not quite on the track but it isn’t far off it and might be useful as a cheaper version of accommodation than the nearby Moturau Hut. There is an issue that it is quite small, just the six bunks, so there may be others occupying it, in summer they may arrive by boat.
Shallow Bay Hut is a typical NZFS old-style hut from back in the day, complete with open fireplace. Don’t burn it down.
category . . . standard hut
elevation . . . 185m
hut fee . . . 1 hut ticket or backcountry hut pass, free to camp
booking . . . not required or even possible, it’s first come grabs the bunks
bunks . . . 6, with mattresses
built . . . 1960s
cooking . . . none
heating . . . open fire, collect your own firewood, there’s enough around
water . . . from the lake, 20m walk
toilet . . . long drop← Shallow Bay campsite | Kepler Track, Fiordland National Park