Aerial view of Pakihi Hut
Image: David Finn | DOC

Introduction

Stay in the heart of Barry Crump country in this classic backcountry hut.

Highlights

Located in the Opotiki area of Eastland region, the Pakihi Hut is basic but tidy and nestled in a truly spectacular location in the Urutawa Conservation Area of the East Coast. 

For about 10 years, the Pakihi Valley was home to bushman author Barry Crump. He wrote books including Wild Pork and Watercress, which was turned into hit 2016 movie, Hunt for the Wilderpeople. 

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
6 bunk beds
COVID-19 vaccination policy

Eligible people aged 12 years three months and over must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation. See COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Contacts

Opotiki Office
Phone:   +64 7 315 1001
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   easternbop@doc.govt.nz
Address:   70 Bridge Street
Opotiki
Postal Address:   PO Box 326
Opotiki 3162
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