Lower Arahura hut

A new DOC 6 bunk hut that replaces the old 4 bunk NZFS hut. The new hut is 30m east of where the old hut was.

The old hut was dismantled by the Kokatahi Tramping Group/Mt Brown Community Hut Project Team & has been re-erected on Mt Brown ridge behind Lake Kaniere.

Lower Arahura Hut • By dicey. Licence: C.
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
Up the main valley Arahura track. Parts of this track are on an old benched pack track. It takes c. 2hrs to walk in from the Council road. The track starts at the first gateway on the right after crossing the Arahura River bridge at Milltown. You can start walking from the Council road here or drive the 4x4 track to a parking area near the swingbridge. Note that the Milltown road branches off the Lake Kaniere road & there is not public vehicle access from the roads lower down the Arahura.
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-BV19
Map
ID 5703

About this hut

Added 16 August 2010 by glennjglennj. 2 revisions, most recently 13 June 2011 by iangeorgeiangeorge.
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