Hunters huts in Rakiura National Park were built and are maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust. They are for accommodating hunters who have booked the surrounding hunting blocks. These huts must be booked and paid for through the Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre.
Hunter huts offer very basic shelter with limited facilities and services. They have:
They don't have:
Get more details of individual huts on the Trust website.
The hut was built by Southland NZ Deerstalkers' Association members Ray Phillips, Nigel Hodge, Alex Kidd, Doug Gordon, Steve Long and Sam Long, and Thames Valley members Bill Duncan and Kathy Duncan. It was funded by the Community Trust of Southland and Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust.
For example, 1 night will cost $30, or 9 nights will cost $30.
Bookings are essential – book through the Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre.
NZTopo50 map sheet: CJ08
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1201281, N4788265