Waipakihi Hut

Very tidy hut situated on a bench above the Waipakihi River on a Sunny day this would be a great place to take a break.

In the heart of the Kaimanawas is a popular destination for weekend trips or longer through-traverses.

Socks outside Waipakihi Hut • By izogi.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 12
12
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
1. From Kaimanawa Rd over Umukarikari is the most popular route. Approx 8 hours.

2.Also you can come in over Urchin and up the Waipakahi River.

3. Thirdly you can come in all the way up the river from Kaimanawa Rd.

All routes from the East cross private land and require a permit.

- North of the Mangimingi - from East Taupo Lands Block (Tongariro Aviation) - South of the Mangamingi - from Helisika.

Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,091m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BH36
Map
ID 1547

About this hut

Added 21 October 2006 by bigpaulbigpaul. 3 revisions, most recently 4 September 2012 by madpommadpom.
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