New Zealand backcountry huts

Hut icon with map of New Zealand.

DOC manages a network of over 950 huts of all shapes and sizes. Find out where they are and the facilities they offer.

Taranaki region

Rerekapa Hut.

Find out about the DOC backcountry huts available in Taranaki.

Waikato region

Wildlife Hut.

Find out about the DOC backcountry huts available in the Waikato.

Central North Island region

Whangaehu Hut.

Find the DOC backcountry huts available in the Central North Island region.

Manawatu

Rangiwahia Hut.

Find out about the DOC backcountry huts available in the Manawatu.

Whanganui

Pouri Hut.

Find out about the DOC backcountry huts available in the Whanganui area.

Hawke’s Bay region

Ellis Murderers Hut.

Find out about the DOC backcountry huts available in Hawke's Bay.

Wairarapa region

Mid King Bivvy.

Find out about the DOC backcountry huts available in the Wairarapa.

Wellington/Kapiti region

Burn Hut.

Find the DOC backcountry huts available in the Wellington/Kapiti region.

 

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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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