Mackenzie Bivvy

Lake Sumner Conservation Park

Located in the East Branch of Mackenzie Stream, north of the Hurunui River. Canvas bunks.

Mackenzie Bivvy • By glennj. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 2
2
Facilities
Open fireplace
Water supply
Natural water source
Getting there
Getting there
Can be accessed from the Mackenzie Stream track to Mackenzie Hut. You turn off at the confluence with the East Branch and make your own way to the Bivvy. There is no useful cut track or marked route though long ago there was! You can climb sidle, then drop sidle up the TR to reach the Biv or go up the creek. This latter method would be no good if the creek was up. DOC say it takes 2½ hrs but you could get there in one hr from the confluence if you knew the route. As a first timer it took 1¼ hrs.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
810m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BU22
Map 
ID 4749

About this hut

Added 1 December 2009 by MatthewMatthew. 7 revisions, most recently 29 December 2015 by glennjglennj.
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