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Mt Aspiring National Park

Huts are open and operating under COVID19 Alert Level 2 conditions. Check the government website for the latest information on levels and restrictions.

Keeping yourself and others safe

It’s important that visitors take responsibility for their own Covid-19 hygiene and safety:

  • If you are sick, stay home.
  • If you have cold or flu symptoms, call your doctor or Healthline and get tested.
  • Wash your hands, thoroughly and often, using soap you carry with you.
  • Keep track of where you have been. Complete the hut book and take a photo for your records.

Summary:

This large alpine hut is located just below the snow line and offers amazing views across the Matukituki Valley, and provides a safe haven on route to ascents of Mount Aspiring.

Location:

1,465m on the Mt French ridge, West Matukituki Valley, Mount Aspiring National Park.
Detailed map below.

Facilities:

20 bunks, DoC radio, water tank, toilet.

Access:

2 hours from Aspiring Hut to Pearl Flat then 3 hours up French Ridge through steep bush and open tussock.

Fees:

  • Members $20 per night
  • Non-members $40 per night
  • Youth rate (11-17 years) $10 per night
  • Children (10 yrs and under) free

Hut fees payable online by credit card or bank transfer (NZ accounts only) – see above, to the Aspiring Hut Warden if resident, or to the Department of Conservation Wanaka.

Location Map

View on TopoMaps

 

Point Location:

POINT (168.69399548 -44.4286314)
NZTopo50:  CA11 572 715
NZMS260 (old):  E39 673 332

 

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