Tailings Hut exterior
Image: Horst Meyer | Creative Commons



Tailings Hut is 12-bunk hut in the Central Otago area.

Easy walk from road end

1-3 hours


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served


  • Heating
  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from stream
12 bunk beds

Seasonal restrictions

The 4WD track is open to vehicles between Labour weekend and 30 April, but may be closed at any time if susceptible to damage.

Tailings Hut has a shared-use arrangement with concession holders grazing Mt Ida Conservation Area. The Mt Ida syndicate are prioritised to use the hut from 7 January to 30 April for mustering purposes. Call the DOC office to check availability.


Tititea / Mount Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   03 4437660
Email:   wanakavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   1 Ballantyne Road
Wanaka 9305
Postal Address:   PO Box 93
Wanaka 9343
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