Powell Hut

Tararua Forest Park

Great views across the Wairarapa Plains. Popular as a stop in day walks to Mt. Holdsworth (4 hours from the carpark, 1 hour from the top). Most modern long-drops in NZ! Gas stoves.

Booking details •All parties will be expected to book from November through to February. •Booking are made for individual bunks. •Fees will remain the same: $15 for adults (18+) and $5 for youth (11-17). •An additional $5 to $10 management fee will apply depending on party size. •Transfers and cancellations are subject to conditions. •There will be a warden on-site for the duration of the booking period to manage the booking system. •Unallocated bunks will still be available to trampers that haven't booked. •The hut will remain open (not locked).

How to book •Call the DOC Wairarapa Office, ph +64 6 377 0700 or •book in person at 220 South Road, Masterton.

Powell hut • By slowalker. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 40
40
Facilities
Toilet, Gas/electric cooking
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
4 hours from the Mt. Holdsworth road end. 3-4 hours from Jumbo Hut.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
Bookings required
Required
Other
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BP34
Map
ID 1164

About this hut

Added 8 December 2005 by ianfiskianfisk. 2 revisions, most recently 13 November 2012 by MatthewMatthew.
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