Sunrise Hut

Ruahine Forest Park

Popular day trip and weekend hut with great views over Hawkes Bay. Located in Buttercup Hollow on the Ruahine Range.

An NZFS-commissioned Fraemohs Homes construction dating from 1983, extended and upgraded in 2005. The hut features a wood burner with gas stove top.

Coverage available for HF mountain radios.

Bookings required.

Sunrise hut • By iangeorge. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 20
20
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner, Gas/electric cooking
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
North block Road (3 hours)
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
Bookings required
Required

Sunday to Friday: Adult (18+ years): $15 per night Youth (11–17 years): $7.50 per night Child/Infant (0–10 years): free

Saturday: Adult (18+ years): $20 per night Youth (11–17 years): $10 per night Child/Infant (0–10 years): free

Other
Altitude
1,300m
Mobile phone coverage
Yes, some coverage Some phone coverage, but not reliable.
Maps
NZTopo50-BK36
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/p...http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/backcountry-huts-by-region/hawkes-bay/sunrise-hut/
Map
ID 5175

About this hut

Added 22 March 2010 by Jono51Jono51. 5 revisions, most recently 12 October 2022 by supersnipesupersnipe.
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