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Perry Saddle Hut

For Perry Saddle Hut
Alert Heaphy Track partially closed – through trips not possible

The Heaphy Track is closed between Heaphy Hut and James Mackay Hut because of severe damage to three bridges caused by storms in February. This section of the track will be closed until these bridges can be replaced or repaired. There is currently no bridge over the Heaphy River.

The Heaphy Track is still open at either end and all huts are open and bookable.

For walking ‘in and out’ from the Golden Bay end, use the Great Walks online booking system

The track between Brown Hut and James Mackay Hut is open and in good condition. Visitors can book Aorere Shelter Campsite, Brown, Perry Saddle, Gouland Downs, Saxon and James Mackay huts and campsites. 

For walking 'in and out' from the West Coast end, use the Campsites and huts online booking system

The track between Kohaihai and Heaphy Hut is open and in good condition. Visitors can book the Heaphy Hut/Campsite, Katipo Creek Shelter Campsite and Scotts Beach Campsite.

More about the Heaphy Track recovery work

First published on 1 February 2022. Last reviewed on 27 May 2022.
Date 16 Jun 2022 13:47
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2022.