Located in Holdsworth area and Tararua Forest Park in the Wairarapa region
- Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
- Youth (11 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
- Child/Infant: (0 - 10 years): free
Pay at the time of booking.
Backcountry Hut Passes can be used at this hut.
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Bookings are open for stays up to 30 June 2023.
Bookings for the 2023/24 season have been delayed. Check here on 14 June 2023 when we will announce the new booking opening dates.
All bookings operate on a first-come first-served basis. We do not operate waiting lists for bookings for future seasons, or currently booked-out facilities.
Bookings are required all year. Book Jumbo 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.
Jumbo Hut can be accessed via Holdsworth Road end and is on the popular Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo circuit.
Approximate times from nearest huts
- Powell Hut: 3 hr
- Atiwhakatu Hut: 2 hr
- Mid Waiohine Hut: 4 hr
- McGregor Bivvy: 2 hr
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: E1805685, N5474583
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