Basins Hut, Craigieburn Forest Park

A typical SF70 New Zealand Forest Service hut in reasonable condition, with large porches on the front and east side added.

Just across Basin Creek from the older and more primitive Old Basins Hut. Not used much, although it is accessible by four-wheel drive.

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category . . . standard hut

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

elevation . . . 795 m

bunks . . . 6 mattresses in bunks

built . . . 1974

heating . . . wood burner

water . . . creek 100 m. Has bucket

toilet . . . longdrop

Old Basins Hut, Craigieburn Forest Park →