Places to stay

Coromandel Forest Park

Pinnacles Hut (Coromandel)
Pinnacles Hut (Coromandel)
Hut Serviced Hut (DOC). Capacity: 80.Bookings required.
Situated in the Kauaeranga Valley on the Coromandel Peninsula, this is New Zealand's largest hut, with 80 bunks. Aside from standard facilities, this hut offers solar lighting, a cold shower, g...
Crosbies Hut
Crosbies Hut
Hut Serviced Hut (DOC). Capacity: 10.Bookings required.
A new hut just opened on 1st September 2010. Located at a nice spot at Crosbies Clearing with spectacular view of both Table Mountain in the south and Camel Back Rock in the north. For further i...
Crosbies Campsite
Crosbies Campsite
Campsite Standard Campsite (DOC). 5 spaces.
Campsite at Crosbies Hut. This campsite must be booked. Fees are $5 for adults, $2.50 for children, and free for under 5s. Book online at https://booking.doc.govt.nz/Menu.aspx?sg=CRC
Dancing Camp campsite
Campsite Backcountry Campsite (DOC). 5 spaces.
Campsite on the Kauaeranga Kauri Trail, located near the Dancing Camp kauri driving dam (constructed 1924) and nearby Pinnacles Hut. This campsite must be booked. Fees are $5 for adults, $2.50 f...
Moss Creek campsite
Campsite Standard Campsite (DOC). 5 spaces.
Campsite on Moss Creek near an old kauri dam, and near the climb to the summit of Mount Rowe (794m). This campsite cannot be booked. Fees are $5 for adults, $2.50 for children, and free for unde...
Billygoat Clearing campsite
Campsite Backcountry Campsite (DOC). 12 spaces.
Campsite on the Billygoat Walk, part of the Kauaeranga Kauri Trail. This campsite must be booked. Fees are $5 for adults, $2.50 for children, and free for under 5s. Book online at https://book...

Hut categories

Great Walks Hut
Well appointed DOC hut on one of the nine Great Walks. Great Walks pass required, bookings may be required. Facilities typically include toilets, heating, water, and bunks with mattresses. Some huts will have lighting, gas cooking, and a DOC ranger.
Serviced Hut
Larger, high standard hut. Many serviced huts have a booking system and must be booked in advance. Other huts require a back country hut pass or 3 hut tickets. Mostly owned by DOC. Facilities typically include a toilet, open fire or wood burner, water supply, and bunks with mattresses.
Serviced Alpine Hut
Alpine hut owned by DOC or clubs such as NZAC. Generally no heating. Payment varies. Facilities typically include a toilet, water supply, and bunks with mattresses.
Standard Hut
Typical DOC hut. Back country hut pass / 1 hut ticket required, no bookings. Facilities typically include a toilet, open fire or wood burner, and bunks with mattresses.
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Small DOC huts of 2-6 bunks. No fees or bookings. Facilities typically include a toilet and bunks with mattresses.

In general, food and cooking equipment is not available at huts. See DOC and NZAC websites for details of pricing and booking.

Campsite categories

Great Walks Campsite
Campsites are available on most Great Walks, usually next to huts. Great Walks pass required, bookings may be required. Toilets, water supply. No use of hut facilities not available.
Serviced, Scenic, or Standard Campsite
Accessible by car or boat, and offering a range of facilities.
Basic Campsite
Accessible by car or boat, but with minimal facilities. No fees or bookings. Toilet, water may be from stream.
Backcountry Campsite
Walk-in access. Fees vary. No bookings. Toilet, water may be from stream.