This historic building has been converted into a bunkroom associated with the Great Walk campsite. It has bunks and mattresses but no heating or cooking facilities. Campers must use the nearby shelters to prepare meals. Whakahoro Campsite facilites have been upgraded.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BJ32
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1779067, N5669114
On the Whanganui River, be aware that:
For a comprehensive gear list, read New Zealand Recreational Canoeing Association’sGuide to the Whanganui River.
Before you go into the outdoors, tell someone your plans and leave a date and time to raise the alarm if you haven't returned. To do this, use the New Zealand Outdoors Intentions process on the AdventureSmart website. It is endorsed by New Zealand's search and rescue agencies and provides three simple options to tell someone you trust the details about your trip.