IntroductionThis is a standard 6-bunk hut in the Motueka area.
Easy walk from road end
- 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.
Tracks to this hut
Hacket TrackLocated in Mount Richmond Forest ParkA day walk up the Hacket Creek valley to Hacket Hut. This track has been badly damaged – there are many slips, take great care.1 alertDuration 4 hr returnDifficulty 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: BQ26
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1620505, N5415002
Multiple sections of the Hacket Track below the Whispering Falls junction have been washed out. The ground is unstable and caution is required at all times.