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.
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← West Ruggedy Cave | Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island old Homestead Hunters Hut | Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island →