Christmas Village Hut | Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island
The 1970s Christmas Village hut is close to the bouldery beach in a small clearing but a long way from anything that might resemble a “village” in it’s usual definition. There’s no intimate pub, no village green, no local Sunday market. Actually there’s no other structure than the hut and the dunny and certainly no permanent inhabitants.
The jumping off point for climbing Mt Anglem/Hananui which, if the weather is OK, is well worth the climb because, if the weather is still OK, you can see most of the island, Southland, Fiordland, etc.
category … standard hut
hut fee … 1 hut ticket or backcountry hut pass, free to camp
bunks … 12, in 2 bunk areas
heating … firebox
water … tap above internal sink, water from rainwater tank
toilet … 1 x longdrop← Bungaree Hut | Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island Doughboy Bay Cave | Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island →