Beech Hut

Eyre Mountains/Taka Rā Haka Conservation Park

Musterers' hut high on the Mataura River in the Eyre Mountains. Built of beech saplings and corrugated iron around 1905, this is one of Southland's oldest musterers' huts. Note no toilet.

Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 4
4
Facilities
Open fireplace
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
Mataura River from Cainard Road, off SH6 at Fairlight Station north of Garston. A 4WD track travels 5km up river, and it is a further 4 hours' walk.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
740m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-CD10
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/c...http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/historic/by-region/southland/southland/beech-hut/
Map
ID 8941

About this hut

Added 8 February 2014 by matthewmatthew. No revisions.
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