Cecil Kings Hut

Kahurangi National Park

This historic hut is only a couple of hundred metres from the newer and larger Kings Creek Hut on the Wangapeka Track.

Cecil King was one of the Depression gold miners, and he built this hut in 1935 near his claim. He continued to returrn to the hut until his death in 1982. The hut has been restored, with artifacts on display. It is open for overnight stay.

Cecil King Historic Hut • By pmcke. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 4
4
Facilities
Open fireplace
Water supply
Natural water source
Water from the Wangapeka River or nearby Kings Creek Hut.
Getting there
Getting there
Wangapeka Track, near the Rolling River road end.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
460m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BQ23
Map
ID 6682

About this hut

Added 2 April 2011 by pmckepmcke. 3 revisions, most recently 15 March 2014 by MatthewMatthew.
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