Introduction

This is a serviced 14-bunk hut in the Wellington region. The hut is locked and must be booked in advance to gain access.

Highlights


Bookings will open on 21 April for the period 1 July 2017 - 30 April 2018. Note, this is a popular hut so book well in advance.


Hut overview

Category

Serviced

Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Cooking
  • Heating
  • Mattresses
14 bunk beds

About this hut

This hut is sole occupancy and locked – refer to your booking confirmation for how to obtain the access code.

Raukawa Hut is on a river terrace. 

Facilities provided:

  • gas cooking, crockery, pots and cooking utensils
  • wood heating with wet back for hot shower
  • cold tap water
  • flush toilet

You need to bring:

  • candles or torches for lighting
  • matches or lighter
  • toilet paper

Getting there

Raukawa Hut is a 2 hour walk via the Orongorongo Track.

Turere Bridge (end of Orongorongo Track) to Raukawa Hut

Time: 10 min

From the picnic area and toilet near the bridge, cross to the true left of the Orongorongo River following the markers. Walk downstream for about 250 m, passing the Tararua Tramping Club hut on the way. Raukawa Hut is clearly marked with alarge orange triangle, sign and can be seen in the bush from the river.

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BQ32
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1765276, N5421186

Fees

$130 sole occupancy

Bookings

Bookings are essential – the hut is locked and requires an access code to open.

Book Raukawa Hut online or contact:

Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
Address:   18 - 32 Manners Street
Wellington
6011
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
 

Read booking terms and conditions before you book.

If this hut isn't available at the time of booking, consider Coast Road Cabin at the entrance to the Catchpool Valley.

Know before you go

Check the flow of the Orongorongo River before you go. Don't cross the river when it's in flood or there has been sustained rainfall in the area.

Contacts

Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
Address:   18 - 32 Manners Street
Wellington
6011
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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