Awapoto Hut Abel Tasman

Image: Jonty Crane | Creative Commons

Introduction

This is a standard 12-bunk hut in the Golden Bay area.

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
12 bunk beds

About this hut

Getting there

Approximate times from nearest road ends and hut
  • Pigeon Saddle (Totaranui Road) via Inland Track: 3hr (5 km)
  • Wainui car park (McShane Road) via Inland Track: 5 hr 25 min (13 km)
  • Castle Rock Hut via Inland Track: 6 hr (13 km)

 

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BP25

Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1594816, N5476481

Fees

  • 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.

More about hut tickets and passes

Contacts

Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
Motueka i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Phone:   +64 3 528 6543
Email:   info@motuekaisite.co.nz
Address:   20 Wallace Street
Motueka 7120
Postal Address:  
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