Places to stay

Boyd Creek to The Divide via Kiwi Burn and the Mavora Walkway

McKellar Hut
McKellar Hut
Hut Serviced Hut (DOC). Capacity: 26.
New hut is being built/opened November 2011. Capacity for 26, two separate bunkrooms and main room.
Kiwi Burn Hut
Kiwi Burn Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 12.
Kiwi Burn Hut (12 bunks, wood-burning stove, water, firewood available) is a purpose built tramping hut located on the grassy flats of Kiwi Burn in the Snowdon Forest. Despite it's large size, wit...
Army Hut
Army Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (DOC). Capacity: 5.
Although basic by DOC's categories, this is a comfortable, well appointed 4-bed hut, maintained by local volunteers from Te Anau. The hut is frequently visited by 4WDers, hunters, and mountain...
The Divide Shelter
Hut Shelter (DOC).
Open shelter at the Milford end of the Routeburn Track. Overnight use prohibited.
Taipo Hut, Southland
Taipo Hut, Southland
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 8.
Hut next to the Mararoa River, on the Mavora - Greenstone Walkway.
Boundary Hut (Mavora- Greenstone Walkway)
Boundary Hut (Mavora- Greenstone Walkway)
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 8.
A hut on the Mavora-Greenstone Walkway on Mararoa River, beyond North Mavora Lake.
Greenstone Hut
Greenstone Hut
Hut Serviced Hut (DOC). Capacity: 20.
This hut is built on the site of the old Sly Burn Hut, and replaces the Mid Greenstone Hut. Sly burn Hut is now staff quarters. this hut is cozy and is in good condition.
Careys Hut
Careys Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 7.
Hut at the head of North Mavora Lake on the Mavora-Greenstone Walkway. This corrugated iron hut includes both a coal range and an open fire place.

Hut categories

Great Walks Hut
Well appointed DOC hut on one of the nine Great Walks. Great Walks pass required, bookings may be required. Facilities typically include toilets, heating, water, and bunks with mattresses. Some huts will have lighting, gas cooking, and a DOC ranger.
Serviced Hut
Larger, high standard hut. Many serviced huts have a booking system and must be booked in advance. Other huts require a back country hut pass or 3 hut tickets. Mostly owned by DOC. Facilities typically include a toilet, open fire or wood burner, water supply, and bunks with mattresses.
Serviced Alpine Hut
Alpine hut owned by DOC or clubs such as NZAC. Generally no heating. Payment varies. Facilities typically include a toilet, water supply, and bunks with mattresses.
Standard Hut
Typical DOC hut. Back country hut pass / 1 hut ticket required, no bookings. Facilities typically include a toilet, open fire or wood burner, and bunks with mattresses.
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Small DOC huts of 2-6 bunks. No fees or bookings. Facilities typically include a toilet and bunks with mattresses.

In general, food and cooking equipment is not available at huts. See DOC and NZAC websites for details of pricing and booking.

Campsite categories

Great Walks Campsite
Campsites are available on most Great Walks, usually next to huts. Great Walks pass required, bookings may be required. Toilets, water supply. No use of hut facilities not available.
Serviced, Scenic, or Standard Campsite
Accessible by car or boat, and offering a range of facilities.
Basic Campsite
Accessible by car or boat, but with minimal facilities. No fees or bookings. Toilet, water may be from stream.
Backcountry Campsite
Walk-in access. Fees vary. No bookings. Toilet, water may be from stream.