Places to stay

Lake Waikaremoana Track

Panekiri Hut
Panekiri Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 36.Bookings required.
Panekiri (Panekire) hut
Marauiti Hut
Marauiti Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 26.Bookings required.
Marauiti Hut
Whanganui Hut
Whanganui Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 18.Bookings required.
Whanganui hut
Waiopaoa Hut
Waiopaoa Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 30.Bookings required.
Waiopaoa Hut
Waiharuru Hut
Waiharuru Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 40.Bookings required.
Waiharuru hut
Korokoro Campsite
Korokoro Campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 12 spaces.
Korokoro campsite
Maraunui Campsite
Maraunui Campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 12 spaces.
Maraunui campsite
Waiharuru Campsite
Waiharuru Campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 12 spaces.
Waiharuru Campsite, next to the Waiharuru hut.
Tapuaenui Campsite
Tapuaenui Campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 12 spaces.
Tapuaenui campsite
Waiopaoa Campsite
Waiopaoa Campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 12 spaces.
Waiopaoa campsite, next to Waiopaoa hut.

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.