Jumbo Hut

Tararua Forest Park

Great views across the Wairarapa Plains. The range from Jumbo to Mitre can be seen from the track just before the hut. Gas stoves. During peak season, this hut no longer needs to be booked via DOC

Jumbo Hut • By ianfisk.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 20
20
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner, Gas/electric cooking
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
3-4 hours from Powell Hut (via Mt. Holdsworth), about 3 hours down (4 hours up) to Atiwhakatu Hut via Rain Gauge Spur.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
Bookings required
Required

First come, first served

Backcountry hut passholders should book via DOC Masterton Field Base, +64 6 377 0700.

Other
Altitude
1,220m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BP34
Map 
ID 1165

About this hut

Added 8 December 2005 by ianfiskianfisk. 5 revisions, most recently 17 December 2014 by kallullakallulla.
126 views in the past year (11 per month).