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2001 Centennial Hut General

Centennial Hut


Franz Josef Glacier, Westland National Park




Named to mark the centennial of the Club (formed in1891), this alpine hut sits on a small outcrop of rock that protrudes from the Franz Josef névé. The vista of the sea lapping the west coast is spread below, and the peaks of the southern alps tower above.


Tusk Rock, Franz Josef névé.
Detailed map below.


20 bunks with mattresses only, limited electric light, radio, water tank.


Air access to Davis Snowfield. Typically ground parties will come from either Almer Hut, Pioneer Hut, or Graham Saddle.


Hut fees payable online by credit card or bank transfer (NZ accounts only) – see above, or to Department of Conservation Mt Cook or Westland, or to the NZAC National Office, PO Box 786, Christchurch.

  • Members $20 per night
  • Non-members $35 per night



No bookings are possible. The hut is open all year round and beds are allocated on a first in first served basis.

Location Map:

View on TopoMaps

Point Location:

POINT (170.23328304 -43.507725)
NZTopo50: BX16 761 794
NZMS260 (old): H35 860 410


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