Oturere Hut

Image: Janette Asche | ©

Introduction

This is a 26-bunk hut located on the Tongariro Northern Circuit in the Tūrangi/Taupō area.

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Great Walk

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

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

Seasonal restrictions

In the Great Walks season (23 October 2020 – 30 April 2021):

  • Bookings are required
  • Huts have gas cookers and resident wardens

Outside the Great Walks season (1 May 2020 – 22 October 2020):

  • Bookings are not required - first come, first served
  • There are no gas cookers or resident wardens

About this hut

Altitude: 1360 m

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BH35
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1832340, N5662150

Fees

In the Great Walks season (23 October 2020 – 30 April 2021):

New Zealand citizens, those ordinarily resident in New Zealand*:

  • Adult (18+ years): $36 per person, per night
  • Child (17 years and under): free but booking still required

International visitors:

  • Adult (18+ years): $36 per person, per night
  • Child (17 years and under): $18 per person, per night

Outside the Great Walks season (1 May 2020 – 22 October 2020):

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Child (17 years and under): free

* New Zealand rates:

  • "Ordinarily resident in New Zealand" means those:
    • who hold a residence class, student or work visa; and
    • who have lived in New Zealand for six of the previous 12 months; and
    • for whom New Zealand is their primary place of established residence.
  • Proof of eligibility will be required for the New Zealand rate - see acceptable eligibility proof.

Bookings

In the Great Walks season, book Oturere Hut online or contact the Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre. Read the terms and conditions before you book.

Outside the Great Walks season, bookings are not required - first come, first served.

Contacts

Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 892 3729
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   tongarirovc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Whakapapa Village
State Highway 48
Mount Ruapehu
Postal Address:   PO Box 71029
Whakapapa Village
Mount Ruapehu 3951
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