Big River Hut

Victoria Forest Park

The Big River Mine operated from 1882 to 1942. This hut is surrounded by relics of the mining era, and is a good base for exploration.

Big River Hut on a wet day Oct 2007 • By glennj. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 35
35
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
From Waiuta: 4 hours, 11km. From Inangahua Suspension Bridge: 7 hours, 10km. From Reefton via the Big River 4WD Road: 7-8 hours walking or 3-4 hours driving, 25km -- also suitable for mountain biking.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
700m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BT21
Map
ID 852

About this hut

Added 25 September 2005 by MatthewMatthew. 2 revisions, most recently 5 May 2018 by glennjglennj.
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