Cupola basin Hut

Nelson Lakes National Park

A hut on the bushline with great views, well worth the up-hill grunt to get there.Even more spectacular when visited during the winter but add some extra time because of the conditions.

Cupola Hut • By hamulucas. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 8
8
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
From Lake Rotoiti take the lake walk to the Lake Head hut (2-3hrs) continue up the true right until the swingbridge crossing the river and follow track to John Tait hut (4-5 hrs).Stay on the track to Upper Travers hut but 20 - 30min beyond John Tait take the fork leading to the Cupola Basin(sign posted), it is another steep 2hrs up to the hut.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,378m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BS24
Map
ID 3016

About this hut

Added 10 July 2008 by maccamacca. No revisions.
173 views in the past year (14 per month).