Holly Hut

Image: Mike Barry | Creative Commons

Introduction

This 32-bunk serviced hut is a gateway to some of Egmont National Park's most spectacular features.

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Serviced

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Lighting
  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
32 bunk beds

About this hut

Holly Hut is a great place to base yourself for a couple of days to explore the surrounding area. The Ahukawakawa Swamp lies at the hut's doorstep, and nearby the mighty Bells Falls roar over an ancient lava flow. If you're lucky you may hear the call of kiwi in the bush around the hut at night. 

Facilities and services

  • Outside toilets
  • Cold running water from a rainwater tank
  • Solar lighting
  • Fireplace with coal

Getting there

Holly Hut is around 3 - 4 hours tramp from North Egmont Visitor Centre.

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BJ29
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1690231, N5653249

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Child/Infant: (0 - 10 years): free

Before you go, buy 1 Serviced Hut Ticket (green for adults, orange for youth) or 3 Standard Hut Tickets (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put these in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass for unlimited use at most Serviced and Standard huts for a 6 or 12 month period.

Read more about hut tickets and passes  | Find retailers that sell hut tickets

Contacts

Egmont National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 6 756 0990
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   egmontvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   2879 Egmont Rd
Egmont National Park
Postal Address:   PO Box 462
New Plymouth 4340
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