Mangatepopo Hut

Tongariro National Park

A Great Walk hut (must be booked in advance), easily accessible from the road-end. Gas heater and gas stove (in summer). Central living/cooking area with a sleeping room on each side. About 8 formed camping sites outside. The 3 hour walk in from Whakapapa is along a rough track locally known as The Ditch. Mt. Taranaki is visible above the hut in the photo.

Mangatepopo campsite • By hutchk. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Great Walks Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 30
30
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner, Gas/electric cooking
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
30 minutes from the road-end, 3 hours from Whakapapa Village (allow 5 in bad weather), 5.5 hours from Ketetahi Hut and 5.5 hours from Oturere.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,190m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BH34
Map
ID 801

About this hut

Added 25 September 2005 by MatthewMatthew. 2 revisions, most recently 26 April 2011 by hazelhazel.
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