Happy Daze Hut

Ruahine Forest Park

Small, with ample camping. Seems to be some dispute over naming, with Happi Daze being (somewhat forcefully) pushed by some.

Happy Daze Hut • By Jono51.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 4
4
Facilities
Toilet, Open fireplace
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Along North Branch Makaretu River from Kashmir Road car park, via Awatere Hut.

Apiti Track (Ngamoko roadend): -> signposted Makaretu turnoff (800m east of pt855) 2-4hrs, track. -> Makretu Hut (1.5-3hrs - riverbed route) -> Happi Daze Hut (1-2hrs, river route).

Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BL36
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/p...http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/backcountry-huts-by-region/east-coast-hawkes-bay/hawkes-bay-area/happy-daze-hut/
Map 
ID 4498

About this hut

Added 16 October 2009 by MatthewMatthew. 3 revisions, most recently 4 April 2017 by MatthewMatthew.
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