IntroductionThis is a standard 6-bunk hut in the Pelorus River valley.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from stream
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Youth (5–17 years): $5 per night
- Child/Infant (0–4 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.
Times from nearest road end and hut
- Maungatapu Road end: 4 hr
- Middy Creek Hut: 2 hr
Tracks to this hut
Pelorus TrackLocated in Mount Richmond Forest ParkThe Pelorus Track in Mt Richmond Forest Park offers walkers 3-4 days of hard tramping through forest and along the river.2 alertsDuration 3-4 daysDifficulty Advanced
Richmond Ranges Te Araroa routeLocated in Mount Richmond Forest ParkThe Richmond Ranges Te Araroa Track is one of the most challenging parts of Te Araroa. You need advanced backcountry tramping skills and supplies for at least ten days.2 alertsDuration 8 daysDifficulty Advanced, Expert
NZTopo50 map sheet: BQ27
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1636301, N5419599
If you plan to enjoy the water, learn how to stay safe when swimming, boating and fishing.