Places to stay

Rakiura National Park

Southwest Arm Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust). Capacity: 6.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust opposite Freds Camp in South West Arm on Stewart Island. Just north of the hut is the site of the abandoned mining settlement of Silvertown.
North Big Glory Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust). Capacity: 6.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust at the mouth of Big Glory Bay, Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island.
Port William Hut
Port William Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 24.Bookings required.
Hut at Magnetic Beach, Port William, Stewart Island. This is the first hut on the Rakiura Track.
South Pegasus Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust). Capacity: 8.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust in Islet Cove, Port Pegasus, Stewart Island.
Hapuatuna Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust). Capacity: 6.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust in Hapuatuna Bay, Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island.
Christmas Village Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust). Capacity: 6.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust near Christmas Village Hut on Stewart Island.
Homestead Hunters Hut
Homestead Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust). Capacity: 4.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust near Island Hill Homestead on Stewart Island.
North Arm Hut
North Arm Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 24.Bookings required.
Hut on the Rakiura Track at North Arm on Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island.
Mason Bay Hut
Mason Bay Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 20.
Mason Bay hut
Freshwater Landing Hut
Freshwater Landing Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 12.
Site of water taxi pickups up the Freshwater River in and out of Halfmoon Bay. Good tent sites in area as well as the worthwhile tramp up Rocky Mount. New addition on west face makes for great dry...
Murray River Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust). Capacity: 6.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust at the northern end of Murray Beach on Stewart Island / Rakiura. This hut was completed March 2014 by volunteers from the Southland Branch of t...
Abrahams Bay Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust). Capacity: 6.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust in Abrahams Bay, Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island.
Martins Creek Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust). Capacity: 4.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust near Mason Bay Hut on Stewart Island.
Cavalier Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust). Capacity: 4.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust at the southern end of Mason Bay on Stewart Island.
Doughboy Bay Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 8.
Doughboy Bay hut. During 2003 the old Long Harry hut was relocated to here.
Bungaree Hut
Bungaree Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 20.
Christmas Village Hut
Christmas Village Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 20.
North Pegasus Hunters Hut
Hut Basic Hut/Bivvy (Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust). Capacity: 8.Bookings required.
Basic hut maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camp Trust Pegasus Passage, Port Pegasus, Stewart Island.
Long Harry Hut [removed]
Hut Removed!
Old hut, removed to another location.
Yankee River Hut
Yankee River Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 16.
Yankee River hut
Fred's Camp Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 10.
Fred's camp hut. On the shore of Paterson Inlet.
Rakeahua Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 6.
Rakeahua hut.
East Ruggedy Hut
East Ruggedy Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 20.
Hellfire Pass Hut
Hellfire Pass Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 20.
Port William campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 4 spaces.
Grassy campsite at Magnetic Beach near Port William Hut on the Rakiura Track.
Maori Beach campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 4 spaces.
Camping amongst the seaside grasses at Maori Beach. This is the site of an old sawmill, with a rusting steam boiler still present.
Sawdust Bay
Hut (DOC).
North Arm campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 4 spaces.
Camping under forest near North Arm Hut on the Rakiura Track.

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.