Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.
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.
Pay at the time of booking.
Hut tickets cannot be used in this hut.
Backcountry Hut Passes can only be used in this hut from 1 May to 30 September. Passes cannot be used from 1 October to 30 April.
To pay with your Backcountry Hut Pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'Backcountry Hut Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will automatically be applied when you make a booking.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
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.
Pinnacles Hut in the upper Kauaeranga Valley is a three hour walk from the roadend.
Topo50 map sheet: BB35
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1841123, N5897069
Check the Pinnacles Hut weather forecast – NIWA website.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.