Woolshed Hut is set in tussock country amongst rocky outcrops/formations and next to Woolshed Creek. Climb the small hills nearby for views of the surrounding area, play in the creek, or walk to the water caves (20 minutes) or Emerald Pool (10 minutes).
Sunday to Thursday
Friday and Saturday
Pay at the time of booking. Hut tickets cannot be used in this hut.
Campers may use hut water supply and toilets.
Backcountry Hut Passes can be used at this hut. To pay with your Backcountry Hut Pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'Backcountry Hut Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will automatically be applied when you make a booking.
Bookings are open for stays up to 30 June 2023.
Bookings for the hut and campsite are required all year.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your hut booking is for any bunk bed, not for a specific bunk bed – select your bunk bed on arrival.
Woolshed Creek Hut is on the Mount Somers Track. It can be accessed from:
NZTopo50 map sheet: BX19
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1464886, N5171057
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We are now actively recruiting volunteer hut wardens for the 2022-23 summer season. Spend a minimum of three weeks volunteering throughout the season (Oct-April) at the Woolshed Creek or Pinnacles huts on the Mt Somers Track.