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The Slate Hut Near Queenstown

Hut hosted by Katie And Tom
4 guests2 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the hut to yourself.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Highly rated host
Katie And Tom has received 5-star ratings from 90% of recent guests.
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An Isolated back country New Zealand experience. No power, no heating, a sunny spot, amazing views. At Welcome Rock.
Walk/mountain bike to the hut, park at the Historic Ski Hut, Nevis Rd, Garston. From the Ski Hut walk/bike 2kms (50 mins walk). Map in the photo gallery for location.
Allow enough day light. Bring torches, sleeping bags, pillows, warm clothing weather is very changeable at 1,000m, plenty of food.
Water, gas cooker, outdoor bath provided.
Upgrade package available on request.

The space
A private hut to yourself with amazing views down the valley. The hut is west facing for great sunsets.
This Hut is a private room guests do not share with other guests. If you book it is exclusive to you only.

Homely Hut Package is available upon request ($495.00pp) which includes food, linen and towels - please advise if you want to book this option.

To access the hut guests need to drive up a gravel road for 8kms (30 minutes), park at the ski hut and then walk 2kms (40 minutes) or bike (20 minutes). During the summer months a 2WD vehicle is fine on the gravel road (4WD not required from Oct - end of March).

Guest access
Access to Welcome Rock Trails.

Other things to note
Be prepared for all seasons in one day the weather in the high country is unpredictable. Bring lots of clothing and lots of food, sleeping bags and pillows, lighting (torches).
No power.
Limited cell phone coverage.
Bath has to be heated by guests using a gas califont.
An Isolated back country New Zealand experience. No power, no heating, a sunny spot, amazing views. At Welcome Rock.
Walk/mountain bike to the hut, park at the Historic Ski Hut, Nevis Rd, Garston. From the Ski Hut walk/bike 2kms (50 mins walk). Map in the photo gallery for location.
Allow enough day light. Bring torches, sleeping bags, pillows, warm clothing weather is very changeable at 1,000m, plenty of f…

Amenities

Fire extinguisher
Smoke alarm
First aid kit
Private entrance
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

Garston, Southland, New Zealand

Away from the crowds, peaceful, private, a unique kiwi experience on a private farm.

Hosted by Katie And Tom

Joined in February 2013
  • 123 Reviews
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With 100 years of family occupation the owner/operators would like to share this vast space,beauty and a passion for our place as Kaitiaki or caretakers of the land.
During your stay
The hut is in the high country and therefore isolated. We are available by phone if required.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
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Smoke alarm