Adelaide tarn hut

Kahurangi National Park

Basic 4 bunk hut on the edge of Adelaide Tarn. Surrounded by a series of low peaks (Mt Douglas, Trident and The Needle) Fill in an afternoon by traversing them all! One of the most beautiful spots Kahurangi NP.

Adelaide Tarn • By bernieq. Licence: cc by-nc-sa.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 4
4
Facilities
None
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
From Boulder Lake hut via Cow Saddle. Via the Lead Hills. From Lonely Lake Hut via the Douglas Range. From the Anatoki Forks Hut. For the more ambitious, from Brown Hut on the Heaphy Track via Mt Olympus. Mt Olympus is where some of the filming for Lord of the Rings was done. It has interesting formations and a great backdrop in the form of the Quartz Range.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,270m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BP23
Map
ID 4155

About this hut

Added 23 June 2009 by Andrew BarkerAndrew Barker. No revisions.
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