Devils Creek Hut

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Wakamarina Track, Mount Richmond Forest Park, South Island

(03) 572 9100

renwick@doc.govt.nz

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Description

This is a standard 6-bunk hut located in Mount Richmond Forest Park in the South Marlborough area. Fees apply. Bookings not required - first come, first served. Facilities include woodburner heating, mattresses, non-flush toilets and water (not treated boil before use). Walk or mountain bike to Devils Creek Hut on the Wakamarina Track. At only 2 hours walk from the roadend it's a great place to escape. The hut sits in a large clearing above the Wakamarina River. There is space for camping outside the hut. Getting there Nearest road end to Devil's Creek Hut Wakamarina Road: 2 hr. 10 km west of Havelock, turn off SH6 onto Wakamarina Road. Follow this for 7.5 km to Butchers Flat Campsite at the road end and the start of the track. Fosters Hut to Devil's Creek Hut Fosters Hut: 3 hr (8.5 km) Below Fosters Clearing the track from Fosters Hut descends into the head of Foster Creek, skirting around its headwaters and crossing a series of slaty schist creeks. It then climbs, in a series of steep zigzags, toa saddle between Foster and Devils Creeks. From the saddle, the track climbs to a knob (1066 m), then descends, in a series of broad zigzags, to the benched track of the main Wakamarina Valley. Tracks to the hut Wakamarina Track Quartz Creek/Mount Royal Route 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: -41.415962 Lng: 173.577109

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