Hope - Kiwi Lodge

Lake Sumner Conservation Park

Hope Kiwi Lodge (sleeps 20, matresses, stove, tank water) is a large modern tramping hut on the grassy flats of the Kiwi River valley. The hut lies 2km south of the confluence with the Hope River. This location is popular with trampers and hunters, so expect company. Has two wood burners!

Lake Sumner • By madpom.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 20
20
Facilities
Mountain radio, Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
St Jacob's Hut: 1-2 hrs (5km). 4WD / marked track.

Hurunui Hut / Hurunui roadend (L32 372332): 3.5-7 hrs (16km) to roadend. Cut track. Bridge over Three Mile Stream removed - can be forded in low-moderate levels. Hut 20 mins beyond roadend.

Jollie Brook roadend / bridge (M33 556228): 30km cut track.

Windy Point / SH7 (M32 594468) via Hope River valley: 16km. Cut track.

Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
640m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BU22
Map
ID 865

About this hut

Added 25 September 2005 by MatthewMatthew. 1 revision 5 November 2010 by madpommadpom.
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