Smoky Hunters Hut | Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island

Smoky Hunters Hut is another newish Stewart Island hunters’ hut. Not for use by casual trampers. In a manuka forest, close to the Smoky River estuary and beach, so there’s plenty of firewood around.

Has all the amenities of the usual DOC hut, with some useful additions abandoned by previous hunting parties, pots and pans, etc.

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category . . . hunter’s hut, built and are maintained by the Rakiura Hunter Camps Charitable Trust

booking . . . essential, book through Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre

hut fee . . . $30 per person/per stay (you can stay up to 10 days).

elevation . . . 5 m

bunks . . . 6

built . . . 2015

heating . . . small pot belly stove

water . . . rainwater tank

toilet . . . longdrop

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