The hut is located in an idyllic landscape only a few steps from the water. The area has spectacular rock formations and fine regenerating coastal forest.
The hut provides an excellent base for exploring the Whangaroa area. You can enjoy a refreshing swim or simply relax on the deck.
The hut sleeps 16.
Hut tickets cannot be used at this hut.
Backcountry Hut Passes can be used at this hut. Passes can be used unlimited for a 6 or 12 month period for most Serviced and Standard huts.
Bookings are open for stays up to 30 June 2023.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your hut booking is for any bunk bed, not for a specific bunk bed – select your bunk bed on arrival.
The hut is situated in Lane Cove at the western end of Pekapeka Bay, also known as the Western Arm, in the Whangaroa Harbour.
You can access the hut by boat from Totara North or Whangaroa township. At high tide you can unload almost at the doorstep.
Water taxis may be available.
There is a walk to the hut on the Wairakau Stream Track from Campbell Road, Totara North – route can be weather dependent due to stream crossings.
Topo50 map sheet: AU28
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1666802, N6125419