Mid Goulter Hut


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Mid Goulter Route, Mount Richmond Forest Park, South Island

(03) 572 9100




This is a standard 8-bunk hut located in Mount Richmond Forest Park in the South Marlborough area. Fees apply. Bookings not required - first come, first served. Facilities include heating, mattresses, non-flush toilets and water from a stream. Getting there Nearest road to Mid Goulter Hut 4WD road past the end of Staircase Road: 3 hr 30 min Lake Chalice Hut to Mid Goulter Hut Lake Chalice Hut: 5 hr (9 km) From Lake Chalice Hut the track on the western end of Lake Chalice descends, passing the resurgence of the Goulter River at a group of springs. Once into the valley the track follows the true left of the river to Mid Goulter Hut Lower Goulter Hut to Mid Goulter Hut Lower Goulter Hut: 3 hr (6.8 km) This stretch between Lower and Mid Goulter Hut is one of the few areas in the park with extensive open river flats. If the river is low it is possible, by crossing and recrossing it, to keep entirely to the open grassy banks. If the river is high take the track which follows the river up the true left. Old Man Hut to Mid Goulter Hut Old Man Hut: 4 hr (10 km) From Old Man Hut descend steeply to a stream, following it to the Goulter River. Across the river travel along the true left to Mid Goulter Hut. Tracks to the hut: ChaliceGoulter Track. Before you go, buy 1 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put this in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass that gives unlimited use at most Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12-month period.

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Lat: -41.580551 Lng: 173.235511

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