IntroductionLocated on Mt Taranaki's western slopes, Kahui Hut sits in a small clearing surrounded by native bush.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
Facilities and services
- Containment tank toilet a short walk from the hut
- Cold running water from a rainwater tank
There is no heating.
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Youth (5–17 years): $5 per night
- Child/Infant (0–4 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.
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.
Tracks to this hut
West Egmont tramping tracksLocated in Egmont National ParkThe western slopes of the mountain are known for their very high rainfall, resulting in numerous wet and boggy areas.2 alertsDuration 5 or 6 hr returnDifficulty Advanced
Around the Mountain CircuitLocated in Egmont National Park and North Egmont areaThe challenging Around the Mountain Circuit offers you spectacular bush and alpine scenery. It is best tramped from October to April.2 alertsDuration 4–5 days loopDifficulty Advanced, Expert