DOC manages a network of over 950 huts of all shapes and sizes. Find out where they are and the facilities they offer. If you've not stayed in a DOC hut before, find easy-access huts.

Map of New Zealand.
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Northland.
Auckland.
Coromandel.
Waikato.
Bay of Plenty.
East Coast.
Central North Island.
Taranaki.
Manawatu/Whanganui.
Hawke’s Bay.
Wairarapa.
Wellington/Kapiti.
Chatham Islands.
Nelson/Tasman.
Marlborough.
West Coast.
Canterbury.
Otago.
Fiordland.
Southland.

Northland

Puketi hut, Northland.

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Auckland

Rangitoto Island.

There are two DOC backcountry huts available in the Auckland region.

Coromandel

Pinnacles Hut.

Find out about Pinnacles Hut and Crosbies Hut in the Coromandel.

Waikato

Wildlife Hut.

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Bay of Plenty

Whangaehu Hut.

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East Coast

East Coast

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Central North Island

Whangaehu Hut.

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Taranaki

Rerekapa Hut.

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Manawatu/Whanganui

Purity Hut, Manawatu area.

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Hawke’s Bay

Ellis Murderers Hut.

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Wairarapa

Mid King Bivvy.

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Wellington/Kapiti

Burn Hut.

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Chatham Islands

Mangere Island.

There are no DOC backcountry huts available on the Chatham Islands.

Nelson/Tasman

Motueka area.

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Marlborough

Fidgit bivvy

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West Coast

Top toaroha hut.

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Canterbury

Canterbury

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Otago

French Ridge hut, Otago.

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Fiordland

Monowai Hut, Fiordland National Park.

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Southland

Cavalier Hunters Hut, Stewart Island/Rakiura

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Safety

Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

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