Ōtamahua Hut

Historic hut on Ōtamahua / Quail Island near Christchurch. This hut is one of the closest huts to Christchurch city, and a good introduction for young adventurers.

Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 12
12
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Ōtamahua / Quail Island is accessed by private boat, kayak or commercial ferry (hut booking includes a discount on the ferry service). The hut is 15 minutes' walk from the jetty.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
Bookings required
Required

Bookings are required year-round. Adults $15, children 11-17 $7.50, younger children free. Hut tickets and backcountry passes may be used via the Christchurch DOC Visitor Centre.

Other
Altitude
70m
Mobile phone coverage
Yes, some coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BX24
Link
https://www.doc.g...https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/canterbury/places/otamahua-quail-island-recreation-reserve/things-to-do/otamahua-hut/
Map
ID 16722

About this hut

Added 5 November 2018 by MatthewMatthew. No revisions.
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