John Tait Hut | Nelson Lakes National Park

John Tait Hut is a great setting for a valley floor hut, close to the Travers River with the scenic mountain backdrop of the, err, Travers Range.

There’s a nearby slip from 2008 that came close, but not too close, to the hut that’s left its mark.

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category … serviced hut

hut fee … 3 hut tickets, 1 ticket to camp, or backcountry hut pass

elevation … 800m

bunks … 27

built … 1978

heating … large firebox, with wood supplied

water … inside tap above sink with water from outside rainwater tank

toilet … longdrop

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