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Routeburn Falls Hut

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This is one of four DOC Great Walk huts on the Routeburn Track. There are also campsites at Routeburn Flats and Lake Mackenzie. This hut offers fabulous views over the Route Burn valley and Humboldt Mountains.

In summer season (Late October to Late April), there are:

  • 48 bunks with mattresses in a communal sleeping layout.
  • Water supply, flushing toilets, wash basins with cold running water (but no showers).
  • Heating with fuel available, and solar lighting in the communal kitchen area.
  • Cooking facilities with fuel, tables and seating (but no cooking utensils).


In winter season (Early May to Late October):
  • Gas is not provided - you will need to bring your own cooking stove.
  • Flush toilets are replaced with pit toilets.
  • Running water is turned off inside the huts. Water can be obtained from the outside water tank, if this is frozen, then from the nearest water course or by melting snow.
  • There are no conservation rangers based at the huts.
  • Beds are on a first come basis only


Fees:
Summer season (late October to late April)
  • Adult (18+ years): $54 per night
  • Child (under 17 years): free but booking still required


Winter season
  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Child (under 17 years): free

Routeburn Falls Hut Running

  • 10 Miles 16 Kilometers of Trail
  • 0 Recommended Routes
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Routeburn Falls Hut - 4

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2.1 mi 3.4 km #1Routeburn Track: Harris Shelter
Intermediate/Difficult
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Queenstown, NZ
2.5 mi 4.0 km #2North Branch Track
Intermediate/Difficult
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Queenstown, NZ
1.3 mi 2.2 km #3Routeburn Track: Falls Hut
Intermediate/Difficult
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Queenstown, NZ
4.3 mi 7.0 km #4Routeburn Track: Flats Hut
Intermediate
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate
Queenstown, NZ

Photos of Routeburn Falls Hut - 14

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Dart Valley with the Routeburn Falls Lodge overlooking the valley
Feb 16, 2018 near Queenstown, NZ
Snowy Somnus guards a serene alpine valley.
Jan 15, 2017 near Queenstown, NZ
Falls Hut provides phenomenal views of your colossal surroundings.
Jan 30, 2017 near Queenstown, NZ
Dart Valley Panorama
Feb 16, 2018 near Queenstown, NZ
Panorama of Dart Valley from Routeburn Falls
Feb 16, 2018 near Queenstown, NZ
Routeburn Flats
Feb 16, 2018 near Queenstown, NZ
Lower part of Routeburn Falls
Feb 16, 2018 near Queenstown, NZ
Lower part of Routeburn Falls
Feb 16, 2018 near Queenstown, NZ