Ahuriri Base Hut
Image: Rebecca Van Amber | Creative Commons
Ahuriri Base Hut was built in 1958 by the New Zealand Forest Service.
You can drive to Ahuriri Base Hut in a four-wheel drive vehicle. The Ahuriri valley road is prone to wash-outs during periods of heavy rainfall and freeze/thaw action in winter.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BZ14
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1328602, N5092290.
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.