Aerial view of new Lewis Shelter
Image: DOC


Lewis Hut on the Heaphy Track is now closed. It has been replaced with a shelter.

Lewis Hut is now removed.

Emergency-only shelter available close to the old Lewis hut site.

Mackay Hut to Heaphy Hut on the Heaphy Track is 20 km – 6 hours walk or 3 hours bike ride. Allow for this when planning your Heaphy trip.


Topo50 map: BP22
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1528247, N5467587


Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
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