Almer Hut

Westland / Tai Poutini National Park, Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area

Located on the top of Franz Josef Glacier, this was the first prefabricated and air-lifted hut in Westland National Park, in 1950. Renovated in 1992 and 1995. Maintenance supported by Franz Josef Glacier Guides.

Almer Hut • By Lydia Bradey. Licence: cc by-nc-nd.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Alpine Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 12
12
Facilities
Toilet
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access

$15 per night. Backcountry hut passes not valid.

Other
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BX16
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/p...http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/backcountry-huts-by-region/west-coast/glaciers/almer-hut/
Map
ID 8383

About this hut

Added 7 February 2013 by MatthewMatthew. 1 revision 7 February 2013 by MatthewMatthew.
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