Tarn Hut (Canterbury)


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Tarn Hut Track, Puketeraki Forest Area, South Island.

(03) 313 0820




This basic four-bunk hut, in the North Canterbury and Arthur's Pass area, is sited next to a small picturesque tarn in open alpine grassland. There are no fees. Bookings not required - first come, first served. Facilities include heating, mattresses, non-flush toilets and water from a stream. Times from nearest road end and hut Lees Valley Road: 4 hr 30 min via Lillburn Route. From Oxford, follow Ashely Gorge Road for 6 km. Turn into Lees Valley Road and follow this for 29 km to a sign that indicates the vehicle track. Follow this marked track (it's generally negotiable with two or four wheel drive vehicles) for 3.5 km to a locked gate and car park. Keep to the marked track as this is private farmland. Youngman Stream Hut: 2 hr 30 min Tracks to the hut: Tarn Hut tracks.

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Lat: -43.038823 Lng: 172.14925

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