IntroductionThis is a standard seven-bunk hut in the Hokitika area.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Youth (5–17 years): $5 per night
- Child/Infant (0–4 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.
Tracks to this hut
Whitcombe Pass TrackLocated in Kokatahi River - Whitcombe River areaThe Whitcombe Pass Track takes you through the very rugged bush clad valleys of the lower Hokitika and Whitcombe Rivers to the Main Divide. This guide describes the route from the Hokitika road end to Whitcombe Pass only.Duration 3-4 days to whitcombe passDifficulty Advanced
Toaroha/Zit Saddle/Kokatahi/Lathrop Saddle/Styx River RouteLocated in Kokatahi River - Whitcombe River areaThis route traverses alpine ridges and crosses two alpine saddles. It demands experience and good route finding skills in other than fine weather conditions.Duration 3-4 daysDifficulty Advanced, Expert
NZTopo50 map sheet: BW18
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1437831, N5224979