Dundas Hut after a cold blast, Winter 2015

Image: Jonty Sanders | Creative Commons


This is a standard six-bunk hut in the Wairarapa region.

Hut overview


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served


  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
6 bunk beds

About this hut

Snowy Dundas Ridge after a cold snap.
View of Dundas Ridge after a cold snap
Image: Jonty Sanders | Creative Commons

Getting there

Dundas Hut can be accessed from Putara Road end via Roaring Stag Hut and Cattle Ridge Hut.

Approximate times from nearest huts


NZTopo50 map sheet: BN34
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1808286, N5489786


  • Adult (18+ years): $5 per night
  • Youth (11 – 17 years): $2.50 per night
  • Child/Infant (0 – 10 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.

More about hut tickets and passes


Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   18 - 32 Manners Street
Postal Address:   PO Box 10420
The Terrace
Wellington 6143
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