Atiwhakatu Hut is a great destination for families and first time trampers.
Sunday to Friday:
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Child/youth (5-17 years): $5 per night
- Infant (0-4 years): free
- Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
- Child/youth (5–17 years): $7.50 per night
- Infant: (0-4 years): free
Bookings are required all year. Book Atiwhakatu Hut online.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your hut booking is for any bunk bed, not for a specific bunk bed – select your bunk bed on arrival.
Atiwhakatu Hut is within easy reach of Holdsworth roadend, approximately 15 minutes drive from Masterton. Turn off State Highway 2 onto Norfolk Road, 2 km south of Masterton. This is signposted and there is a timber processing plant on the corner. Follow Norfolk Road for about 15 km to Holdsworth road end.
From the car park, follow the Atiwhakatu Track along Atiwhakatu Stream.
Approximate times from nearest road and huts
Tracks to this hut
Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo CircuitLocated in Holdsworth area and Tararua Forest ParkThe classic Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit is a two to three day tramp involving a climb through beech-podocarp forest to some of the best alpine tops travel in the Tararua Forest Park.Duration 12 hrDifficulty Intermediate
NZTopo50 map sheet: BP34
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1806817, N5472972