Atiwhakatu Hut is a great destination for families and first time trampers.
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
NZTopo50 map sheet: BP34
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1806817, N5472972
- Adult (18+ years): $5 per night
- Youth (11 - 17 years): $2.50 per night
- Child/Infant: (0 - 10 years): free
During the booking period
Fees are paid at the time of booking. If you want to use a Backcountry Hut Pass, contact:
Outside the booking period
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 Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12 month period.
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