Fees and bookings


Refer to the individual lodge, cabin or cottage page for specific fee information as they vary in price.

Fees for ‘shared occupancy’ are charged per person, per night. Fees for ‘sole occupancy’ are charged at a set rate. 

Mimiwhangata cottage, Northland.
Mimiwhangata cottage, Northland

Note: The Backcountry Hut Pass and Hut Tickets are not valid for use at these lodges, cabins and cottages.

Age categories for fees

Adult: 18+ years - full fee
Youth: 11-17 years - 50% adult fee
Child: 5-10 years - 50% adult fee
Infant: 0-4 years - free


All need to be booked prior to arrival. Check the individual lodge, cabin or cottage page for booking contact details.

You can also book some lodges, cabins and cottages using DOC's online booking system.  


Peak: 1 October to 30 April
Shoulder: Dates as specified
Off-peak: 1 May to 30 September 


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Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies