Manuka Hut

Hakatere Conservation Park

A very basic hut near Lake Heron that is popular with Hunters. It is located 5 km away from Double Hut, a similar hut. Both huts have six bunks, a fireplace, a nearby river, firewood, and a toilet.

Manuka Hut • By Matthew. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 6
6
Facilities
Toilet, Open fireplace
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Access is no longer available via the Clent Hill so now it is via the Lake Heron 4WD tracks or more directly via the Lake Emily and Stour River road ends on former 4WD tracks. Also, you can get to this hut from a traverse of the Manuka Range which is also accessible from the Mt Somers walkway near Woolshed Ck Hut. 4WD access to Harrisons Bight,beyond the Lake Heron roadend is permitted seasonally. From April 30, 2011 the road is inaccessible over the winter.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
800m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BX19
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/p...http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/backcountry-huts-by-region/canterbury/mid-and-south-canterbury/manuka-hut/
Map
ID 2279

About this hut

Added 9 September 2007 by mrtotsmrtots. 5 revisions, most recently 7 June 2015 by HonoraHonora.
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