Department of Conservation Huts

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A large network of huts are run by the Department of Conservation including huts which are of interest to climbers. These huts contain mattresses and sometimes a radio. NZAC members receive a discount, on producing their current NZAC membership card, at DOC alpine huts. New Zealand NZAC members are also entitled to a 30% discount on the DOC Backcountry Annual Hut Pass. Click here for information on how to purchase one: DOC Backcountry Hut Pass

A summary list of the more relevant alpine huts is listed below. For information on these and other DOC huts, please click on this link: DOC Backcountry Huts by Region

Prices last updated January 2013. Follow links below to find out more about facilities and up-to-date alerts/warnings in the areas surrounding these huts.

Aoraki Mt Cook National Park

To pay fees for the following huts, please contact: DOC Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park 

Westland National Park

To pay fees for the following huts, please contact: DOC Westland Tai Poutini Nationa Park

Aspiring National Park

To pay fees for the following hut, please contact: DOC Mount Aspiring National Park

Taranaki Mt Egmont National Park

To pay fees for the following hut, please contact: DOC Egmont National Park

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