Lake Mackenzie Hut | Routeburn Track, Fiordland National Park
Well sited Lake Mackenzie Hut with a view to the nearby lake with Ocean Peak around to Emily Peak as a backdrop, and round to the left some peaks of the Darran Range some distance away. Just about as picturesque a spot as you could imagine.
Lake Mackenzie Hut is one of the busiest huts on the Routeburn, many people end up staying here on their little adventure.
category . . . Great Walk hut
elevation . . . 1036 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 2018, $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: to 28 October 2018.
bunks . . . 50 in two bunk rooms, with mattresses
built . . . 1990s
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
toilet . . . summer: 4 flush toilets. Winter: long drop← Lake Mackenzie campsite | Routeburn Track, Fiordland National Park Routeburn Falls Hut | Routeburn Track, Mt Aspiring National Park →