Mt Arthur Hut | Kahurangi National Park

The Mt Arthur Hut is destined to be replaced at some stage soon, probably another 200 m up the track above the treeline. Proximity to the Flora Saddle car park, and being en route to the marvellous vista from the top of Mt Arthur provides a steady flow of visitors, particularly in warmer months. Capacity is often exceeded. It may well turn into a hut requiring bookings in the future.

A good introduction to a standard DOC hut, complete with a wood burner to give cosy nighttime conditions. Just don’t overdo it, those top bunks can be excessively sweaty.

+++++horizontal rule+++++

category . . . standard hut

hut fee . . . 1 standard hut ticket or backcountry hut pass, free to camp

booking . . . not required

elevation . . . 1300 m

bunks . . . 8 mattresses, on two sleeping platforms

built . . . 1970s

heating . . . wood burner

water . . . tap above outside sink from 2000 litre rainwater tank

toilet . . . longdrop

← Mokihinui Forks Hut | Kahurangi National Park Myttons Hut | Kahurangi National Park →