East Branch Ahuriri (Quailburn) Hut

Ahuriri Conservation Park

This historic beech pole and iron hut was the boundary keeper's hut for Quailburn Station. Later, it served as a musterers' hut, and now it is part of Ahuriri Conservation Park. The hut has earth floor, netting bunks, and an unsafe chimney. The hut may date from the 1870s to the 1890s.

Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 6
6
Facilities
None
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
From the end of Quailburn Road, follow the Quailburn Bush Track up the valley, then turh up into the Ahuriri River.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
980m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BZ14
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/c...http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/historic/by-region/canterbury/mackenzie-country-and-waitaki/east-branch-ahuriri-quailburn-hut/
Map
ID 8441

About this hut

Added 16 March 2013 by MatthewMatthew. 1 revision 27 July 2013 by MatthewMatthew.
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