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.
Backcountry Hut Passes and Backcountry Hut Tickets can't be used at this hut.
Bookings are open for stays to 30 June 2021.
Bookings are planned to open in May 2021, for stays that require bookings from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022. The specific date that bookings will open will be added to this page, at least two weeks prior to the date.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
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.
Alternatively there is a two hour walk in 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