Routeburn Falls Hut | Routeburn Track, Mt Aspiring National Park

Adjacent to the actual Routeburn Falls the Routeburn Falls Hut is built on stilts with a grand overview of the lower Routeburn valley.

Sort of refurbished it really is five-star tramping accommodation even if the sleeping arrangements are somewhat more monastic/prison-like, ie, four closely grouped bunks for each of the cells.

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category . . . Great Walk hut

elevation . . . 994 m

hut fee – summer . . . 25 October 2016 to 3 May 2017, $54 per adult, free if under 18. Hut warden in residence for summer season

hut fee – winter . . . to 24 October 2016, $15 per adult, free if under 18, ie, 3 hut tickets, or backcountry hut pass. Camping not permitted

booking . . . required for summer season, 25 October 2016 to 3 May 2017, either online or at a DOC office. Not required for winter season: to 24 October 2016.

bunks . . . 48 in two bunk rooms, with mattresses

built . . . 1996

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

heating . . . firebox, firewood supplied from woodshed

water . . . summer: tap above inside 6 sinks. Winter: outside water tank or if frozen up, from the Route Burn

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

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