Moerangi Hut
Image: David Finn | DOC 

Introduction

Popular as an overnight trip or as part of a circuit, the Moerangi Hut sits on the Moerangi mountain biking and tramping track.

Hut overview

Category

Standard

Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
9 bunk beds

About this hut

This standard nine-bunk hut is a popular overnight trip from Whirinaki or as part of a circuit including Skips Hut (Whangatawhia) and Rogers Hut (Te Wairoa).  A destination for hunters, where the forest changes from podocarp to beech forest.

Maintained by Department of Conservation and the New Zealand Deer Stalkers Association.

Getting there

4.5hrs from River Road Carpark
3 hrs from Rogers Hut (Te Wairoa) 

Location

Moerangi Hut.
Mountain bikers at Moerangi Hut

NZTopo50 map sheet: BG38
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1923685, N5704732

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.

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Contacts

Whakatane Office
Phone:   +64 7 307 2770
Address:   1/100 Valley Road
Whakatane
Email:   opotiki@doc.govt.nz
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