Horseshoe Flats Hut

Horseshoe Flats Hut (6 bunks, fire, limited firewood) sits on marshy flats in the middle reaches of the Moeraki River valley.

Downriver is a swampy track through wet grassland and along crumbling river banks to Blowfly Hut on the Paringa Cattle Track. Upriver the valley slowly steepend and the track ford the river to the south bank before sidling to the valley head and Middle Head Hut. There's another crossing just before the hut.

Horseshoe Flat hut May 2009 • By glennj. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 6
6
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
SH6 (Moeraki Bluffs): -> Blowfly Hut / Paringa Cattle Track (7km, 2-3 hrs, valley floor track) -> road (3.5km, 1-1.5 hours, pack-horse track)

Middle Head Hut: 4.5km, 1.5-3 hrs, sidle track, 2 river crossings. Alpine routes leand on to the Paringa and Clarke valleys.

Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
200m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BY13
Map
ID 3978

About this hut

Added 13 May 2009 by madpommadpom. 1 revision 13 May 2009 by madpommadpom.
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