Mataketake Hut

Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area

New hut high on the Mataketake Range above the Haast to Paringa Cattle Track. This hut opened February 2021, as a tribute to the late conservationist, Andy Dennis. The hut includes a library of Dennis's published books.

Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 8
8
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Two routes lead to this new hut. One sets off from near Maori Saddle Hut on the Haast to Paringa Cattle Track. the other is the Mica Mine Tops Route, leaving the Cattle Track west of Blowfly Hut and climbing to the tops. This route is fine weather only.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
Bookings required
Required

Bookings and payment must be made via the Haast Visitor Centre or Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre (Franz Josef).

Other
Altitude
1,230m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BY13
Map
ID 17171

About this hut

Added 18 February 2021 by matthewmatthew. No revisions.
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