IntroductionThis is a standard six-bunk hut in the Wairarapa region.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from stream
Pararaki Hut was built in 1964 by the New Zealand Forest Service for pest animal control work in the area and is a standard S70 / 6 bunk design. It was used extensively by Landcare Research every winter for about 25 years to carry out their long running possum research programme.
- Heating - open fire
- 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.
Tracks to this hut
Aorangi CrossingLocated in Aorangi Forest ParkCross the Aorangi Range from Putangirua Pinnacles to Cape Palliser.Duration 2-3 daysDifficulty Advanced
NZTopo50 map sheet: BR33
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1792271, N5403081