Image: David Finn | DOC
This standard nine-bunk hut is a popular overnight trip from Whirinaki or as part of a circuit including Skips Hut (Whangatawhia) and Rogers Hut (Te Wairoa). A destination for hunters, where the forest changes from podocarp to beech forest.
Maintained by Department of Conservation and the New Zealand Deer Stalkers Association.
4.5hrs from River Road Carpark
3 hrs from Rogers Hut (Te Wairoa)
Mountain bikers at Moerangi Hut
NZTopo50 map sheet: BG38
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1923685, N5704732
Before you go, buy 1 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put this in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass that gives unlimited use at most Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12-month period.