Bookings not required - first come, first served
Tutuwai hut sits alongside the Tauherenikau River.
Before you go, buy 1 Serviced Hut Ticket (green) or 3 Standard Hut Tickets (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put these in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass for unlimited use at most Serviced and Standard huts for a 6 or 12 month period.
Tutuwai is a popular hut on the Holdsworth - Kaitoke Track and can be reached from either Waiohine or Marchant Roads.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BP33
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1795505, N5457535
October - April: Volunteers are needed during peak times at several different huts in the Tararua Forest Park.
These huts in Tararua Forest Park can be reached within a 6 hour walk from a road end, making them suitable for overnight or weekend trips.
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