Packhorse Hut
Image: Andy Thompson | DOC

Introduction

This is a bookable serviced nine-bunk hut in the Christchurch and Banks Peninsula area. Easy access from the Kaituna Valley means this hut is suitable for small children and family groups.

Highlights

Easy walk from road end

1-3 hours

Category

  • Category
Serviced

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
9 bunk beds

Seasonal restrictions

Packhorse Hut is on Te Ara Pātaka. This section of the track is closed for lambing from 8 August – 15 October each year.

Year-round access to the hut is possible via the Kaituna Valley Packhorse Hut Track.

Video

Contacts

Ōtautahi / Christchurch Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 379 4082
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   christchurchvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   28 Worcester Boulevard
Christchurch 8013
Postal Address:   Private Bag 11089
Christchurch 8013
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