Nina Hut
Image: Jonathon Moake © 

Introduction

This accessible hut is a good overnight option for families with children who have some tramping experience or new trampers.

Hut overview

Easy walk from road end

1-3 hours

Category

Standard

Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
10 bunk beds

Seasonal restrictions

This is a popular hut and may be full at times.

About this hut

Nina Hut sits on an open knoll surrounded by beech forest and mountains.

Facilities

  • Bunks - platform (shared) bunks with mattresses
  • Water supply - cold water from a rain collection tank
  • Heating - wood burner (firewood not provided, collect dead wood from around the hut)
  • Long drop toilet a short walk from the hut
  • Space for camping outside the hut
Huts have basic facilities. You'll need to take:
  • Sleeping bag
  • Cooking stove, pots/pans and utensils
  • Toilet paper
  • Rubbish bag
  • Newspaper/firelighters and matches/lighter for the wood burner/fire
  • Torch

Getting there

Times from nearest road ends and huts

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BT23
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1544217, N5298251

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $5 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $2.50 per night
  • Child/Infant (0 - 10 years): free

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.

Read more about hut tickets and passes | Find retailers that sell hut tickets

Contacts

Rangiora Office
Phone:   +64 3 313 0820
Address:   32 River Road
Rangiora 7400
Email:   waimakariri@doc.govt.nz
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