Introduction

If you haven't experienced an overnight stay in a DOC hut before, this hut in the Bay of Plenty is a great option to start with - it's easy to get to with a 3-4 hour walk.

If you haven't experienced an overnight stay in a DOC hut before, this hut in the Bay of Plenty is a great option to start with - it's easy to get to with a 3-4 hour walk.

From huts where you need to bring all you own cooking equipment to lodges with fully equipped kitchens, DOC's accommodation caters to a range of comfort and experience.

Waitawheta Hut.
Waitawheta Hut

Waitawheta Hut

Follow an old logging tramway - learn about its history from information panels and explore remains of the mill around the hut.

Location: Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park
Travelling distance: Approx. 16 km from Waihi
Access: 3-4 hr walk on the Waitawheta Tramway Track
Occupancy: Share with others
Facilities: Basic

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