Oturere Hut

Tongariro National Park, Kaimanawa Forest Park

A grand location on the east side of Ngauruhoe in the Tongariro National Park. The smallish living area has 2 sleeping platforms on one side and 2 rooms with bunks on the other. A Great Walk hut (must be booked in advance) with a gas heater and gas stove (in summer). 5-6 formed tent sites outside. Water levels can get low in the tanks in which case water is obtained from the nearby stream which includes a neat waterfall for freezing showers.

Socks outside Waipakihi Hut • By izogi.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Great Walks Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 26
26
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner, Gas/electric cooking
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
5.5 hours from Mangatepopo and 3 hours across from the Waihohonu Hut.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,360m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BH35
Map
ID 1108

About this hut

Added 18 October 2005 by ianfiskianfisk. 3 revisions, most recently 26 April 2011 by hazelhazel.
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