The hut is locked – refer to your booking confirmation for how to obtain the access code.
It sleeps 32 in 4 bunk rooms with 8 bunks in each of the rooms: Kea, Kiwi, Kokopu and Kapowai. Each bunk room is sole occupancy.
- shared kitchen and living area
- gas cooking, 4 x 2 ring burners
- pots, pans, crockery and cooking utensils
- cold tap water
- wood burner heating
- containment toilets
- candle holders
You need to bring:
- Sleeping bag and personal equipment
- Candles, headlamp or torch for lighting
- Matches or lighter
- Toilet paper
Turere Lodge is a 2 hr 30 min walk via the Orongorongo Track. Then from Turere Bridge at the end of the Orongorongo Track, follow the Big Bend Track for a further 30 min (1.2 km) or walk up the river bed. The river route involves multiple river crossings – do not use it when the river is in flood or when there has been lots of rainfall in the area.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BQ32
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1766037, N5422118
$80 per sole occupancy bunk room.
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