Totara Flats Hut
Image: Bev Bacon | DOC

Introduction

This hut is a great overnight tramp for families with children or new trampers.

Hut overview

Category

Serviced

Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
26 bunk beds

About this hut

Totora Flats Hut sits on river flats above Waiohine River.

Facilities

  • Bunks - platform (shared) bunks with mattresses in two bunkrooms
  • Water supply - inside taps with cold water from a rain collection tank
  • Heating - wood burner with firewood provided
  • Long drop toilet a short walk from 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

Approximate times from nearest roads and huts

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BP33
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1802321, N5465946

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Child/Infant: (0 - 10 years): free

Before you go, buy 1 Serviced Hut Ticket (green for adults, orange for youth) or 3 Standard Hut Tickets (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put these in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass for unlimited use at most Serviced and Standard huts for a 6 or 12 month period.

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

Contacts

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