Pinnacles Hut

Image: Sharlene Laskey | ©


This is a serviced 80-bunk hut in the Coromandel area. 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


  • 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.
  • 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.

Check in and out

Check in: 2:30 pm
Check out: 9 am

The kitchen and bunkrooms are closed between 9 am and 2.30 pm. For emergency assistance, try the warden's hut. 

Getting there

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


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


  • 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 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.


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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