Puketi Forest Hut


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This is a serviced 18-bed hut in the Puketi Recreation Area of the Puketi-Omahuta Forest, one of the largest continuous tracts of native forest in Northland. Fees apply and the hut must be booked online in advance. Bookings are limited to 7 consecutive nights. There is vehicle access to the hut. The hut is locked. You will receive instructions on getting the access code in your booking confirmation letter. The hut must be locked when you leave. Facilities include heating, cooking, lighting, electricity, mattresses, non-flush toilets, cold shower and water (not treated - boil before use). Puketi Hut is located in the Puketi Recreation Area next to the Puketi Recreation Area Campsite. There are several places that you can access the recreation area from. The recommended entry point is from SH10 approximately 600 m north of the Waipapa Township. Turn left along Pungaere Road past the sign directing you to the Puketi Forest Park. Follow Pungaere Road for approximately 15 km. Take care as part of the road is gravelled. At a T-intersection, turn left, follow the road for about 2 km. The entrance of the recreation area will be on your right. If using alternative routes, refer to local maps as there is no DOC signage at other possible entry points to the Puketi Forest. Domestic pets or animals are not permitted in or around the hut or campground.

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Lat: -35.211487 Lng: 173.793516

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