Seaman’s Hut at Night, Kosciusko National Park, NSW, Australia


Seaman’s Hut is an alpine hut located in Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales, Australia. It was built following the death of two skiers, W. Laurie Seaman and Evan Hayes in 1928. Laurie’s family built the hut to provide shelter to future users of the park, in order to prevent recurrence of a similar tragedy.

Seaman’s hut is constructed from mountain rocks with two rooms (and a foyer for firewood storage). The floor is plank flooring.

Locate on the main track between Charlottes Pass and Mount Kosciuszko it is a welcome sight for weary travellers, particularly when the weather takes a turn for the worse. This hut is intended for emergency shelter overnight and for day use. It is well-stocked with firewood and also hold emergency supplies of dried food.

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Ilya Genkin is a Sydney, Australia photographer whose subjects include the Pacific coast, Australian outback and deserts, rainforests, lakes and rivers, urban landscapes, night photography, and more.
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