IntroductionThis is a basic three-bunk hut in the Tauranga area.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
This hut is managed by the Thames Valley Deerstalkers Association.
Motutapere Hut is in the southern Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park on a marked and signposted side track from the North South Track about two hours south of the Tuahu Saddle (summit of Tuahu Track).
Tracks to this hut
North-South TrackLocated in Kaimai Mamaku Conservation ParkThis is a multi-day tramp using rugged, unmarked routes suitable for expert backcountry trampers only. Trampers will need to camp in addition to staying in huts.2 alertsDuration 5 - 7 daysDifficulty Expert
Tuahu TrackLocated in Kaimai Mamaku Conservation ParkThis is an east-west crossing of the Kaimai Ranges used since the 1890s linking Katikati and Te Aroha. It can be walked in either direction.1 alertDuration 5 hrDifficulty Advanced
NZTopo50 map sheet: BD35
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1850720, N5832319
Tracks in the area are route or tramping track standard, they require good fitness and navigation skills.