Te Matawai Hut


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Dora Track, Tararua Forest Park, North Island.

(04) 384 7770




This is a standard 18-bunk hut in the Tararua Forest Park in the Kapiti region. Fees apply. Bookings not required - first come, first served. Facilities include heating, mattresses, non-flush toilets and water (not treated - boil before use). Te Matawai hut is on the Nothern Crossing. It's best accessed from the western side of the Tararua Forest Park via Gladstone Road and Poads Road. Approximate times from nearest road and huts Poads Road: 6 hr Arete Hut: 2 hr Waiopehu Hut: 4 hr 30 min 5 hr Mangahao Flats Hut: 45 hr Dogs are not allowed in backcountry huts. Before you go, buy 1 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put this in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass that gives unlimited use at most Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12-month period.

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Lat: -40.737449 Lng: 175.398695

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