Top Gordon Hut
Located in Leatham Conservation Area in the Marlborough region
IntroductionThis is a standard 6-bunk hut in the South Marlborough area.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from stream
A permit is required for travel in the Saxton Valley between Saxton and Top Gordon Huts between 1 January and 30 April. During this time travel is only permitted in an upstream direction. This ensures the cattle stay high in the valley. Apply to the Wairau / Renwick Office.
- Adult (18+ years): $5 per night
- Youth (11–17 years): $2.50 per night
- Child/Infant (0–10 years): free
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.
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Fees from 1 July 2023
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Youth (5–17 years): $5 per night
- Child/Infant (0–4 years): free
You can access this hut by walking from Bottom Gordons Hut.
Time: 3 hr one way
Distance: 6 km one way
Tracks to this hut
Leatham Molesworth RouteLocated in Molesworth Recreation ReserveThis mainly unmarked loop route travels the Leatham Conservation Area and into the magnificent Molesworth Recreation Reserve, traversing mountain tops and tussocky valleys.Duration 4 - 5 daysDifficulty Expert
NZTopo50 map sheet: BS26
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1615900, N5357721
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