John Reid Hut

Kahurangi National Park

John Reid hut. Standard 6 bunk hut. Water in small stream 20m towards toilet. Superb sunrises!

John Reid Hut • By macca. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 6
6
Facilities
Toilet, Open fireplace
Water supply
Natural water source
Getting there
Getting there
Take the main track from Rolling Junction (start point for Wangapeka track, going west). After 2.5hrs you reach the swing bridge to turn left to Kings hut, turn right and cross Kiwi Saddle stream. A further 3.5hrs will take you to Kiwi Saddle hut. From there take the track to Mt. Patriach and when on the ridge take the left trail away from the peak to John Reid Hut, (approx. 4.5hrs from hut). Alternative route is to cross Wangapeka river 2km back from car park and up Chummies track (4hrs).
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-BQ23
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/p...http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/backcountry-huts-by-region/nelson-tasman/motueka/john-reid-hut/
Map
ID 7344

About this hut

Added 27 September 2011 by iangeorgeiangeorge. 2 revisions, most recently 3 March 2015 by deepriverdeepriver.
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