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Mt Aspiring National Park


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.


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


20 bunks, DoC radio, water tank, toilet.


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

Rough Creek bridge replacement

The Rough Creek bridge, 2 km upstream of Aspiring Hut in the West Matukituki Valley, will be replaced from 17 January to 31 March 2023.

Around these dates the bridge will remain open but there may be some delays.  There is no other access to the Liverpool and French Ridge Tracks.

For more information contact the Tititea/Mt Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre +64272696871.


  • 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

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Point Location:

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


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