South Ohau Hut

Tararua Forest Park

A new hut opened in October 2008 replaces an older hut that now forms the base for the woodshed. The old hut was getting well undercut by the South Ohau River, and it was only a matter of time before it would come to grief.

The new hut is similar to other DOC huts currently being built. A well built 10 bunk on two platforms. Fire with drying racks.

Plenty of room for camping on flats below. Currently a lot of fire wood in shed and around the hut area.

Large deck that would be a great place to sleep if it wasn't for the large spiders (best guess Sheetweb).

South Ohau Hut • By mantis. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 10
10
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
From Poads Road off Gladstone Road from out the back of Levin. This gives the option of a direct route up a short bush track and then up the Ohau and South Ohau Rivers to the Hut. Or Via Waiopehu Hut. Also Gable End Track or from Te Matawai Hut.
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-BN33
Map
ID 4986

About this hut

Added 1 February 2010 by HaqiiHaqii. 2 revisions, most recently 4 February 2010 by HaqiiHaqii.
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