Pinnacles Hut

Image: Sharlene Laskey | ©

Introduction

This is a serviced 80-bunk hut in the Coromandel area. The hut must be booked online in advance.

Highlights

Topographic map warning

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

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Serviced

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

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

About this hut

Facilities and services

  • Cold shower, solar lighting, BBQ, gas cookers and a solid fuel burner.
  • Limited crockery, cutlery, and cooking utensils left by past visitors available.
  • A warden is present at all times.
  • Water is limited and not always available. You should bring your own water for the walk of around 2 to 3 litres.

Getting there

Pinnacles Hut in the upper Kauaeranga Valley is a three hour walk from the roadend.

Location

Topo50 map sheet: BB35
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1841123, N5897069

Fees

  • Adult (18 plus years) $20 per night
  • Child (5 to 17 years) $10 per night
  • Infant (0 to 4 years) free

Backcountry Hut Passes and Backcountry Hut Tickets can't be used at this hut.

Bookings


2020/2021 bookings

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


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

Your hut booking is for any bunk bed, not for a specific bunk bed - select your bunk bed on arrival.

Contacts

Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   kauaerangavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
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