Dog Box Hut

Eyre Mountains/Taka Rā Haka Conservation Park

Historic musterers' hut built around 1916 by Fairlight Station. The Autumn muster led up the Mataura River to Beech Hut, then over the range to Dog Box Hut, and back down the Eyre River. Overnight accommodation prohibited.

Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 0
0
Facilities
None
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
Along Eyre Creek from Eyre Creek Road near Athol. A 4WD track runs 10km to Shepherd Creek Hut. Dog Box Hut is a 2 hour walk from here.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
570m
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/dog-box-hut/
Map
ID 8942

About this hut

Added 8 February 2014 by matthewmatthew. 2 revisions, most recently 8 February 2014 by matthewmatthew.
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