Mt Taranaki behind Maketawa Hut
Image: Bev Bacon | DOC

Introduction

Maketawa Hut is a good overnight tramp for families with children and those new to tramping.

Easy walk from road end

1-3 hours

Category

  • Category
Serviced

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

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

Seasonal restrictions

The hut can be busy between Christmas and New Year, public holidays and weekends over summer.

In winter tracks into the hut can be muddy or covered in snow – check with the Egmont National Park Visitor Centre for the latest track conditions.

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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