Wharfedale Hut

Image: Janey Thomas | ©


This is a standard 10-bunk hut in the North Canterbury and Arthur's Pass area.

Hut overview

Easy walk from road end

1-3 hours


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served


  • Heating
  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from stream
8 bunk beds

About this hut

Getting there

Times from nearest road end and hut
  • View Hill car park via Wharfedale Track: 5 hr
  • Lees Valley Road via Townshend Track: 3 hr
  • Black Hill Hut via Black Hill Track: 3 hr 30 min


  • Adult (18+ years): $5 per night
  • Youth (11 – 17 years): $2.50 per night
  • Child/Infant (0 – 10 years): free

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.

More about hut tickets and passes

Know before you go

Be aware that there are often hunters in this area.


Rangiora Office
Phone:   +64 3 313 0820
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   esienquiries@doc.govt.nz
Address:   32 River Road
Rangiora 7400
Postal Address:   PO Box 349
Rangiora 7440
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