Specimen Point sleepouts | Mohikinui Forks Ecological Area
Not insulated, not adequately insect screened, the wind can whistle through between the timber cladding. All rough sawn timber that doesn’t allow proper cleaning.
Yeah, sub-standard accommodation that doesn’t come close to meeting DOCs standards. Or New Zealand’s Building Code.
category . . . 2 separate private sleeping shelters, constructed and managed by Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust
private hut fee . . . flat fee of $340 that allows up to 4 guests to spend up to 4 consecutive nights in different sleepouts
in and out . . . Book one night only at Specimen Point. For single-night return trips only. This option is not intended for those traversing more/all of the trail. $90 for sleepout for four people.
booking . . . required. Book online
elevation . . . 110 m
bunks . . . two double mattress bunks, ie, two sets of close friends
built . . . 2012
heating . . . none, no insulation either
water . . . from hut, 30m walk
toilet . . . longdrop← Specimen Point Hut | Mohikinui Forks Ecological Area Splugeon Shelter | Kahurangi National Park →