Boyd Lodge

Perhaps NZ's premier hunting hut, nestled above the wide open spaces of the Ngaruroro River valley. Boyd Hut is a classic 'Lockwood' style cabin similar to Oamaru and Waipakihi Huts, with two bunkrooms either side of the main kitchen.

Boyd Lodge • By ledge.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 16
16
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
10 minutes flight via Air Charter Taupo, or 2 days' tramp from the north via Cascade Hut, or east via Oamaru Hut. From the west the 'usual' route is along overgrown tracks from Thuderbolt via Ecology Stream / Te Piri - persission required: Helisika. Other routes are also possible.

NB: Much of the surrounding land is private Maori land, and requires access permits. There are at least 4 locked huts nearby on private hunting blocks which available to book through Helisika / Tongariro Aviation.

Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,000m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BH36
Map
ID 3165

About this hut

Added 25 October 2008 by ledgeledge. 4 revisions, most recently 7 September 2012 by madpommadpom.
216 views in the past year (18 per month).