This historic building has been converted into a bunkroom associated with the Whakahoro Campsite. It has bunks and mattresses but no heating or cooking facilities. Use the nearby shelters to prepare meals.
If you are using the bunkroom in connection with the Whanganui Journey you need to book your bunk bed using the online booking system and you should check the fees and conditions page. If you are not using it as part of the Whanganui Journey then the fee is $10.
Backcountry Hut Passes can only be used in this hut from 1 May to 30 September (except Queen’s birthday weekend).
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used from 1 October to 30 April (including Labour weekend).
NZTopo50 map sheet: BJ32
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1779067, N5669114
You won’t be charged for staying an extra night at a campsite or hut due to high river levels – don’t canoe the river when water levels are predicted to rise or flooded.