Ces Clarke Hut | Paparoa Track Great Walk

Ces Clarke Hut was built back in 1986 when the Croesus Track was cleared for recreational use, after having been abandoned for many years.

Now spruced up as part of the Paparoa Track Great Walk, with a large new deck, and an interior sink, and gas burners installed.

Fine views down to the Grey River valley.

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category . . . Great Walk hut

hut fee . . . Full refund for Backcountry hut pass holders. See DOC website for details.

Winter Season . . . 1 July – 30 September 2021

All adults (18+ years): $45 per person, per night
All children (17 years and under): free

Summer season . . . 1 October 2021 – 30 April 2022 | different costs for kiwis and non-resident children

Kiwi adults (18+ years): $45 per person, per night
Kiwi children (17 years and under): free but booking still required

Non-resident adults (18+ years): $45 per person, per night
Non-resident children (17 years and under): $23 per person, per night

camping . . . not allowed

booking . . . required all year, either online or at a DOC office

bunks . . . 16 mattresses on four sleeping platforms

elevation . . . 940 m

built . . . 1986

heating . . . firebox, firewood supplied

cooking . . . three double-burner gas stoves

USB charging . . . twin outlets. Bring your own charging cable.

water . . . tap above the inside sink. From a rainwater tank.

toilet . . . one longdrop

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