Lakehead Hut

Nelson Lakes National Park

A large modern hut. Lots of sandflies. Note that access to Coldwater Hut across the valley is either a 2-3 hour tramp via a swingbridge higher up the river or 40 minutes if the Travers River is low.

Lakehead hut • By azza.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 28
28
Facilities
Toilet
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
3-4 hours along either lakeshore from St Arnaud, 5 hours down the Travers Valley from John Tait Hut and a steep 5 hours down from Angelus Hut.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BS24
Map
ID 1147

About this hut

Added 7 December 2005 by ianfiskianfisk. 3 revisions, most recently 12 May 2009 by madpommadpom.
84 views in the past year (7 per month).
Check-ins
john dutchie visited this hut 8 January 20188 January