Boundary Creek Hut, Hakatere Conservation Park
Image: Janey Thomas © 

Introduction

Boundary Creek Hut is a basic hut in the Mid and South Canterbury area.

Hut overview

Category

Basic/bivvies

Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
8 bunk beds

About this hut

Heritage

The hut was built between 1902 and 1906. It once marked the boundary between the winter and summer grazing blocks on the old Hakatere Station.

Getting there

Buicks Bridge car park: Boundary Creek Hut is 5 hours walk and a grade 2 mountain bike ride (13.9 km) from Buicks Bridge car park on Hakatere Heron Road. From Mount Somers, follow Ashburton Gorge Road for 23 km, then Hakatere Heron Road for another 4 km.

Potts River car park: The hut is 6 hours (14.5 km) from the Potts River car park on Hakatere Potts Road. From Mount Somers, follow Ashburton Gorge Road, which becomes Hakatere Potts Road. The carpark is about 40 km from Mount Somers.

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BX19
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1444152, N5178586

Fees

Free

Contacts

Ōtautahi / Christchurch Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 379 4082
Email:   christchurchvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Co-located with the Christchurch i-site
28 Worcester Boulevard
Christchurch 8013
Full office details
Raukapuka / Geraldine Office
Phone:   +64 3 693 1010
Email:   geraldine@doc.govt.nz
Address:   13 – 15 North Terrace
Geraldine 7930
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