Jans Hut

Rimutaka Forest Park

Locked sole-occupancy hut on the Orongorongo River.

The hut has a gas cooker, utensils, pots, pans, crockery, flush toilet, and even a wetback for hot showers! Lighting, toilet paper, matches not supplied.

Jans Hut • By ianfisk.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Hut (Sole occupancy)
Sleeps
Sleeps 9
9
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner, Gas/electric cooking
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Ford the river straight over from the end of the Orongorongo Track and walk upriver about 100 metres. A small gap in the bush reveals a path heading steeply up to the hut. If you miss it then there is a marked "back door" track further up the river. 2 hours from the Catchpool carpark.
Locked
This hut is locked. Enquire about access in advance.
Bookings
Bookings required
Required

This is a locked, sole occupancy hut. Bookings are required in advance. Fees are $80 / night (January 2017).

Other
Altitude
100m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BQ32
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/p...http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/wellington-kapiti/places/rimutaka-forest-park/things-to-do/huts/jans-hut/
Map 
ID 1200

About this hut

Added 12 December 2005 by ianfiskianfisk. 4 revisions, most recently 10 January 2017 by MatthewMatthew.
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