Image: Bev Bacon | DOC
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.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BP34
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1806817, N5472972
Fees are paid at the time of booking. If you want to use a Backcountry Hut Pass, contact the Whakaoriori/ Masterton Office.
From 2019, bookings will be available all year.
Book online or contact the Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre.
For more information, including what you can expect as a 'booked' and 'non-booked' hut user, see Booking huts on the Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit.