Top Timaru Hut
Located in Hāwea Conservation Park in the Otago region
IntroductionThis is a standard six-bunk hut in the Wanaka/Makarora area.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from stream
6 bunk beds
This hut is on the Te Araroa Trail and can be busy over summer.
- 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.
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Fees from 1 July 2023
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Youth (5–17 years): $5 per night
- Child/Infant (0–4 years): free
Tracks to this hut
Timaru River TrackLocated in Hāwea Conservation ParkFrom Lake Hāwea the track follows the Tīmaru River, crosses Mount Martha Saddle and descends into the Ahuriri Valley. It's a demanding tramp for experienced parties.Duration 2 daysDifficulty Advanced
NZTopo50 map sheet: CA13
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1321725, N5069914
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