This is a serviced 10-bunk backcountry hut in the Coromandel area, built in 2010. The hut must be booked online in advance.


Topographic map warning

Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.

Hut overview


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings required


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

About this hut

Crosbies Hut was built in 2010 and offers panoramic views of the Coromandel Main Range - north towards Maumaupaki and Mercury Bay and from the Firth of Thames in the west to Table Mountain and the Upper Kauaeranga Valley in the east. The lights of Whitianga are visible at night.

Getting there

Crosbies Hut is located on the Memorial Loop Track off the Main Range Track, approximately 12 km north-east of Thames. The hut can be accessed from 7 different tracks.


Topo50 map sheet: BB35
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1831356 N5896874


  • Adult per night is $15.
  • Child/youth (5 to 17 years) per night  is $7.50.
  • Preschool (0 to 4 years) is free.

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.


Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

Bookings are required all year.

Book Crosbies Hut online.

A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.

Know before you go

  • Make sure you're self-sufficient with food, cooking equipment and lighting.
  • A good level of fitness is required.
  • Do not leave surplus food in the hut – it attracts vermin.
  • Water is dependent on rain. Take sufficient water for your stay during the dry season.


Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
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