Downies Hut

Historic hut on the Matakitaki River, dating back to 1902 or earlier. The hut is perhaps the second oldest in the area, and an example of pitsawn timber construction.

Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 4
4
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Natural water source
Getting there
Getting there
Lower Matakitaki Route from Matakitaki Base Hut.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
530m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BS23
Map
ID 16970

About this hut

Added 7 January 2020 by MatthewMatthew. No revisions.
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