A list of Huts & Backcountry Shelters I have visited




Here in New Zealand we have a network of over 900 back country huts that we can use for a minimal charge. Most of these are administered by the Department of Conservation while others are owned by hunting/fishing/MTB/Alpine clubs. 
Here is a complete list of the back country huts I have visited:


North Island

 I lived in the North Island for a while in the late 1980's and early 1990's. While there I visited the following huts:

 
Panekire Hut, Te Urewera

Comet Hut, John Coull Hut, Ketetahi Hut, Mangatepopo Hut, Marauiti Hut, Oturere Hut, Panekire Hut, Waiharuru Hut, Waihohonu Hut No. 2 (old), Waiopaoa Hut, Waipakihi Hut, Westlawn Hut (historic), Whanganui Hut, Zekes Hut

As part of my tramp of the Te Araroa Trail I hope to visit huts from near Hamilton right down to the Tararua's. I am also interested in walking in the Ruahines and Kaimaniwa FP as time allows. 


South Island
Most of my tramping is done in the South Island so the majority of the huts I have visited are also there: 

Arthurs Pass National Park and environs
Andrews Shelter, Anti Crow Hut, Avalanche Creek Shelter,  Bealey Hut, Bealey Spur Hut, Casey Hut, East Hawdon Bivvy, Edwards Hut, Greyneys Shelter, Hallelujah Bivvy, Hawdon Hut, Hawdon Hut (old), Kelly's Creek Shelter, Klondyke Shelter, Lagoon Saddle A Frame Hut, Lagoon Saddle Hut, Lockwood Shelter, Page Memorial Shelter

Craigeburn Conservation - Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Parks
Avoca Homestead, Avoca Station Hut, Broken River Hut, Craigeburn Camp Shelter, Craigeburn Rd Hut,  John Hayward Memorial Hut, Lake Lyndon Shelter, 


Bealey Spur Hut, Arthurs Pass NP

Canterbury Foothills
Benmore Hut, , Possumer's Hut,
Wharfedale Hut, Townshend Hut (2nd), Townshend Hut (Main),

Banks Peninsula
Monument Shelter Hut, Mt Herbert Shelter, Pack Horse Hut, 
Rod Donald Hut,

Nelson Lakes National Park
 Bushline Hut, Coldwater Hut, Lakehead Hut, Relax Shelter, Speargrass Hut,John Tait Hut, Cupola Hut

Marlborough - Molesworth Conservation Parks
Dip Flat Hut

Coldwater Hut, Nelson Lakes NP


Lewis Pass/Lake Sumner/St James Reserve
Ada Pass Hut, Anne Cullers Hut, Anne Hut, Anne Hut (old), Boyle Flat Hut, Cannibal Gorge Hut, Christopher (Ada) Cullers Hut, Christopher Hut, Fowlers Hut, Hope Halfway Hut, Island Gully Hut, Jacks Hut, Lewis Pass Shelter, Magdalen Hut, Magdalen Hut (old), Manson-Nicholls Memorial Hut, Nina Hut, Nina Hut (old), Rokeby Hut, Sedgemere Sleepout, Thompson Flat Hut, 

Victoria Forest Park
Lake Christabel Hut, Mid Robinson Hut, Top Robinson Hut,

Approaching Mid Robinson Hut

Great Walk Huts: South Island

Heaphy Track, Kahurangi NP:
 Aorere Shelter, Brown Hut, Gouland Downs Hut, Heaphy Hut No. 2, James Mackay Hut (old), Katipo Shelter, Kohaihai Shelter, Lewis Hut Perry Saddle Hut No. 2, Saxon Hut, 

Abel Tasman Coastal Track, Abel Tasman NP:
Anchorage Hut (old),

Mt Cook/Mid Canterbury/Otago
Mueller Hut No. 4, South Temple Hut, Stocking Stream Shelter, Telephone Hut, Tristram Harper Memorial Shelter,


Northern East Coast South Island
Cregan Hut, Mt Fyffe Hut, Top Hut, Skull Peak Shelter


Mt Fyffe Hut Kaikoura


Stewart Island

I have plans to walk the Rakuira Great Walk and Stewart Island Northern Circuit at some stage.