Visitors speaking in the shade of a large tree outside an old timber building that used to be the government huts
Mount Field government huts (photograph: Craig Vertigan)

Mount Field Government Huts

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Closed area: Visitor Center and Cafe - Mount Field National Park
Applies from 13/12/2022

​The Mount Field National Park Visitor Centre and Cafe will be closed on 13 December 2022 and expected to reopen 14 December 2022.

​Visitors are still able to use the park facilities ​on this day, however will need to have pre-purchased a pass or pay via cash using the self-registration system on the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service website.

For more information please call: (03) 6288 1149.

Last reviewed 21/11/2022 11:49 AM


A valid parks pass is required for entry to Tasmania's national parks.
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Fees:

​​​$45 per hut, flat rate​

Bookings:

Please read the Terms and Conditions associated with the Government ​​Huts before making your booking.

 Government Huts - Terms and Conditions (PDF 139Kb)​

Bookings are required and can be made online or by calling (03) 6491 1179.

Keys can be collected from the Mount Field Visitor Centre no earlier than 1:30pm on the day of arrival.​

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The Government Huts are located 15 kilometres from the entrance of Mount Field National Park, along Lake Dobson Road.

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​​​​​Situated at approximately 1000m elevation, the Government Huts provide an excellent base for experiencing the alpine regions of Mount Field National Park. They are nestled among snow gums and overlook a beautiful alpine moorland.

There are numerous walks within the park, many of which start close by the huts. The huts are just a 10 minute walk from Lake Dobson.

The Government Huts were established on the Lake Dobson Road in 1940s for the use of the original Lake Dobson road workers, before being moved to their current location near Lake Dobson.

Government Huts provide low-cost, basic accommodation for visitors and small groups. There are five small huts with space for six visitors each. The complex includes a communal toilet facility as well as a woodshed and water tank (but no showers).