Bookings not required - first come, first served
The first hut built in the Whirinaki has beautiful views of the podocarp and beech forests. Skips Hut (Whangatawhia) is an easy destination to reach on Friday nights to ensure campers are well rested for the next day.
Skips Hut (Whangatawhia)
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.
1hr 30min from Rogers Hut (Te Wairoa)
2hrs from Okahu Road
NZTopo50 map sheet: BG39
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1930337, N5707063