Places to stay

Hollyford Track

Martins Bay Hut
Martins Bay Hut
Hut Serviced Hut (DOC). Capacity: 20.
Martins Bay Hut is a large modern hut in an amazing location overlooking the sandbar between Lake McKerrow and the sea. Whilst modern, the extensive use of timber makes this attractive hut that wil...
Hidden Falls Hut
Hidden Falls Hut
Hut Serviced Hut (DOC). Capacity: 12.
Hidden Falls Hut (12 bunk, stove, firewood available) is a serviced hut about 1.5-2.5 hours from the Hollyford roadend on the Hollyford Valley floor. The hut is the first public hut on the Hollyfor...
Hokuri Hut
Hokuri Hut
Hut Serviced Hut (DOC). Capacity: 12.
A new hut on a terrace above lake McKerrow on the Hollyford Track. Hokuri marks the coastward end of the infamous Demon Trail: such named as the track leaves the valley floor between Demon T...
Lake Alabaster Hut
Lake Alabaster Hut
Hut Serviced Hut (DOC). Capacity: 26.
Second hut on the Hollyford Track.
McKerrow Island Hut
McKerrow Island Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 12.
Alternative hut located at the head of Lake McKerrow on the Hollyford Track. The hut is located on an island, and may not be accessible when the Hollyford River is in flood.
Demon Trail Hut
Demon Trail Hut
Hut Serviced Hut (DOC). Capacity: 12.
Demon Trail Hut (serviced, 12 bunks, stove, firewood) marks the southern end of the infamous Demon Trail. Between the Hollyford roadend and here the Hollyford Track plods easily along the broad va...

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.