Moonlight Tops Hut provides spectacular views across the Punakaiki River headwaters to the Pike Stream escarpment and north across the Paparoa National Park.
A hut ranger is based at the hut in the summer. As well as checking bookings, they are able to provide information about the track and weather.
All huts on the Paparoa Track have:
The huts have:
You'll need to bring your own cooking equipment and sleeping bag as these are not supplied. For example, billy, bowl, utensils.
There are no showers in any of the huts.
New Zealand citizens and those ordinarily resident in New Zealand*:
Proof of eligibility is required for the New Zealand rate.
For all visitors:
NZTopo50 map sheet: BT20
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1468445, N5322175
Eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.