Warden Hut

Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Conservation Park

Tidy modern hut on a tributary of Cold Stream, on the way into the Clarence River.

The walk in is about 6 hours, with another 3-4 hours to reach Seymour Hut on the Clarence River.

The 4WD track over Blind Saddle is open to walkers and mountain bikers at all times. Horses require a permit, and 4WD access is on 5 4WD weekends per year. These are generally in January / February.

Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 12
12
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
4WD track over Blind Saddle from the Kahutara car park south of Kahutara River bridge on the Inland Kaikoura Road.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
620m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BT27
Map
ID 9100

About this hut

Added 5 April 2014 by matthewmatthew. No revisions.
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