Stern Valley sleepouts | Lyell Range/Radiant Range Conservation 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
hut fee . . . Flat rate of $360 for up to 4 guests. The fee covers your party for the entire trip whether you choose to spend 1, 2, 3 or 4 nights on the trail (it is not per night).
booking . . . required. Book online
elevation . . . 390 m
bunks . . . two double mattress bunks, ie, 4 people max
built . . . 2015
heating . . . none, no insulation either
water . . . tap near hut, 20 m walk
toilet . . . longdrop← Stern Valley Hut | Lyell Range/Radiant Range Conservation Area Stone Hut | Kahurangi National Park →