Dumpling Hut | Milford Track

After the gloom and confines of Mintaro Hut this is majorly airy and spacious. Four bunk rooms in two separate buildings with massive verandas and a short walk to an equally generous kitchen/living area.

There’s even an acceptable waterhole down at the Arthur River for a quick splash around for those who can’t wait for more private bathroom facilities back in civilisation.

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category . . . Great Walk hut

elevation . . . 125 m

hut fee – summer . . . 23 October 2018 to 30 April 2019, Hut warden in residence for summer season

New Zealand resident, need drivers license: $70 per adult, free if under 18.
non-New Zealand resident: $140.

hut fee – winter . . . to 23 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, 23 October 2018 to 30 April 2019, either online or at a DOC office. Not required for winter season: to 23 October 2018.

bunks . . . 40 in four bunk rooms, with mattresses

built . . . 1980s

cooking . . . summer: gas rings. Winter: none

heating . . . firebox, firewood supplied from woodshed

water . . . summer: tap above inside sinks. Winter: outside water tank

toilet . . . summer: 4 flush toilets. Winter: long drop

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