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.

Buttercup Hollow, Ruahine FP • By hutchk. 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
No bookings — open access
No — open access
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. 4 revisions, most recently 11 June 2014 by MatthewMatthew.
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