Downie Hut | Nelson Lakes National Park

Historic station hut complete with 80 year old graffiti from some original government deer cullers.

Not too many of this vintage are remaining in the backcountry.

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category … basic hut

hut fee … free

elevation … 530m

bunks … 4

built … 1905, refurbished

heating … huge open fireplace, ie, not much

water … bucket and 400m walk to Mataki River

toilet … longdrop

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