Kapakapanui Hut

Tararua Forest Park

Around 2 to 3 Hrs from the Ngatiawa roadend.Acommodates 6 though 8 could fit.Up from the hut past the goblin forest you reach the burnt over top of Kapakapanui with its tree stumps ,trig and impressive views.A fine weather trip because initially you have to ford the Ngatiawa river a few times.The track is initally quite steep but eventually becomes more gradual before a small steep section before the hut.Can be done as a round trip of 6 to 7 Hrs.

Kapakapanui Hut Exterior • By monkeysh1ne. Licence: cc by.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 6
6
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
From Waikanae take the Akatarawa Rd as far as the Reikorangi Rd turnoff.Follow this to Ngatiawa Rd and turn right down it to the road end where there is a carpark.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
820m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BP33
Map
ID 5323

About this hut

Added 14 April 2010 by john dutchiejohn dutchie. No revisions.
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