Makaretu

Ruahine Forest Park

8 Bunk hut Southern branch Makaretuu river. Visit as part of a circuit from moorcock saddle including Longview and Awatere huts

Awatere hut • By bigpaul. Licence: cc by.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 8
8
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Happy Daze 1.5hrs. River route Awatere hut 3hrs - River route Longview hut 3.5 to 4 hrs. Direct (marked) track to ridge crosses sidestream below hut and can be impassible after heavy rain. Alternative old, abandoned track up ridge behind hut has no stream crossings but is getting overgrown. Apiti Track: 1.5-3 hrs. The track down the spur 800m east of pt855 is still marked & cut, despite being dropped from the latest topomaps. From spur down river to hut unmarked/uncut but easy in most flows
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
500m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BL36
Map
ID 6470

About this hut

Added 19 February 2011 by bigpaulbigpaul. 2 revisions, most recently 9 September 2013 by madpommadpom.
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