Introduction

Located on Mt Taranaki's western slopes, Kahui Hut sits in a small clearing surrounded by native bush.

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

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

About this hut

Facilities and services

  • Outside toilet
  • Cold running water from a rainwater tank

Note, there is no heating.

Getting there

Kahui Hut is a 6 hour return walk from Kahui Road on the Kahui Track and from Puniho Road on the Puniho Track. It can also be reached from the Around the Mountain Circuit.

Fees

A tramper approches Kahui Hut.
A tramper approaches Kahui Hut

A view inside Kahui Hut.
Inside Kahui Hut

  • 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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