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Homer Hut

$40.00

Out of stock

Milford Rd, Fiordland National Park

 

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Important Notes :  All NZAC huts are now closed to align with the latest Government Coronavirus requirements. You cannot self-isolate at an NZAC hut.

The New Zealand Government requires all people who arrived in the country after 1 am Monday 16 March or if you develop symptoms of COVID-19 like a cough, fever, shortness of breath, sneezing or a runny nose, to go into self-isolation for 14 days. You cannot stay or camp at any NZAC huts or lodges during your 14-day self-isolation period.

All bookings of NZAC huts have also now been halted. If you wish to make future group bookings or make manual payments for anything, including past hut stays, please email Margaret who can help you with this.

HOMER HUT REOPENS

Homer Hut has reopened for use again but due to road damage caused by severe weather conditions in February Milford Road currently has restricted access on SH94. Please see the link below for updates on access through this area. Updated 16 March 2020

SH 94 Milford to Te Anau Road closure updates from NZTA (Homer Hut sits between Mts Talbot and Christina near to the stream by the Gertrude Valley Lookout on this map)

Department of Conservation Alerts for the Fiordland region

Summary:

Surrounded on all sides by the towering mountains of the spectacular Fiordland National Park, this hut is an extremely popular climber’s hangout. From this base, the rock and snow of the Darrans is on your doorstep.
Homer Hut Information Sheet (PDF)

Notes:

You need to log in first, when booking, to obtain member rates.

Leaving intentions when climbing Moir’s Mate and the Mate’s Little Brother

Facilities:

30 bunks, 3 bunk rooms, gas stoves, utensils, common room, water tank (untreated, rain run-off collection). Sorry no fridge as there is no electricity, but the hut has solar lighting and radio.

Note: The NZAC only supplies toilet/floor cleaner and cleaning cloths. Hut users are expected to supply their own toilet paper, cleaning products and t-towels.

 

Location:

Altitude: 900m
Homer Forks, Upper Hollyford Valley.

 

Access:

By road via the Eglinton and Upper Hollyford Valleys, car access to within 200m of hut.
Detailed map below.

See brochure for more information: Milford Pinnacle Rock Removal (PDF)

 

Fees:

Fees are payable to the warden, or may be paid online by credit card or bank transfer (NZ accounts only) – see above, or posted to the NZAC National Office, PO Box 786, Christchurch 8140. Rates effective from 1 November 2013. Note: once 7 nights in a row are reached the fee (for members only) drops to $15 per night for each consecutive night after the 7th night. 

  • Members $20 per night
  • Members child (11-17 yrs) $10
  • Non-members $40 per night
  • Non-members child and group youth rate (11–17 yrs) $20 per night
  • Children (10 yrs and under) free
  • Day use only $15

Camping is allowed, but only in the immediate vicinity of the hut and for members only. There is a maximum of 6 tents allowed. If you are camping the $15 per person, per day – rate applies. Sleeping in vans and cars at Homer is NOT PERMITTED.

 

Bookings:

Not required, bunk space available on a first come first serve basis. Warden resident during the summer months.

 

Location Map:

View on Topomaps

Point Location:

POINT(168.00258636 -44.76638922)

NZTopo50: CB09 045 307
NZMS260 (old): D40 146 925

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