Tarn Hut

Image: Shawn Richards | Creative Commons

Introduction

This basic four-bunk hut, in the North Canterbury and Arthur's Pass area, is sited next to a small picturesque tarn in open alpine grassland.

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Basic/bivvies

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

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

About this hut

Getting there

Times from nearest road end and hut
  • Lees Valley Road: 4 hr 30 min via Lillburn Route

From Oxford, follow Ashely Gorge Road for 6 km. Turn into Lees Valley Road and follow this for 29 km to a sign that indicates the vehicle track. Follow this marked track (it's generally negotiable with two or four wheel drive vehicles) for 3.5 km to a locked gate and car park. Keep to the marked track as this is private farmland.

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BV22
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1530714, N5234571

Fees

Free

Contacts

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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