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This is a standard 3-bunk hut in the Motueka area.

Hut overview




Bookings not required - first come, first served


  • Mattresses
3 bunk beds

Seasonal restrictions

4WD is recommended on the narrow and steep access road into the Mount Arthur area (Graham Valley Road):

  • after heavy rain as the road is prone to slips
  • in winter due to ice and/or snow.

About this hut

Upper Gridiron Hut.
Upper Gridiron Hut


NZTopo50 map sheet: BQ23

Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1574524, N5442195


  • Adult (18+ years): $5 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $2.50 per night
  • Child/Infant (0 - 10 years): free

Before you go, buy 1 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put this in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass that gives unlimited use at most Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12 month period.

Read more about hut tickets and passes

Know before you go

The wood burner at the Upper Gridiron Hut has been removed due to its poor state and dangerous condition. There is currently no heating provided inside the hut.


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Phone:      +64 3 546 9339
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
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