Yankee River Hut | Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island

Yankee River Hut is on a small, and diminishing, clearing overlooking the tidal Yankee River, that drains Mt Anglem/Hananui, with a short walk to the beach where you may see the famous yellow eyed penguins, the world’s rarest penguin.

Collect firewood on the beach.

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category … standard hut

hut fee … 1 hut ticket or backcountry hut pass, free to camp

bunks … 16, in 2 bunkrooms

heating … firebox

water … tap above internal sink, water from rainwater tank

toilet … 1 x longdrop

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