Routeburn Flats Hut - Routeburn Track - New Zealand
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
S 44° 43.532 E 168° 12.928
59G E 279490 N 5043766
Quick Description: One of four Department of Conservation operated huts along the Routeburn Track on the South Island in New Zealand.
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 1/6/2013 8:29:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMG327
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Routeburn Track is one of New Zealand's Great Walks.  Bookings are required during peak season (Late October - Late April).  Rates are also higher during the peak season.  During peak season the hut is staffed with a DOC ranger.  The hut is heated and has cooking facilities. This is the first hut from the east (Queenstown) end of the Routeburn Track and is in Mt Aspiring National Park.  The hut is 1.5 - 2 hour (6.5 km) walk from the trailhead.  Further information on the hut is available from the Department of Conservation website.
Type of shelter: hut

Stay overnight: Yes

Sleeps How Many: 20

Cost: over $30

Available Year Round: Yes

Enclosed: Enclosed

Reservation required: Not listed

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