Kahurangi National Park, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand

Gouland Downs Hut & Campsite

Tap Water

This is a classic old-school back-country hut with considerable charm and character. The hut has eight bunks with mattresses, a wood heater, toilet facilities and fresh water. Please note, there are no gas cooking facilities and no lighting in the hut

Great Spotted Kiwi can often be heard and sometimes seen in the evenings here and there are often Blue Ducks (Whio) in the creeks and streams nearby. The hut is nestled in an enchanting stand of beech forest and there are numerous limestone caves and formations close by.

Gouland Downs Hut & Campsite Amenities
Gouland Downs Hut & Campsite Amenities
Hut Capacity: 8 Bunks with mattresses
Campsite Capacity: 5 Tent Sites (10 Campers)
Hut Facilities: Wood Heater.
Water & Toilet: Long drop toilets, toilet paper and cold running water.
Mattresses are provided but you’ll need to bring your own sleeping bag.
You’ll need to bring your own cooker and cooking utensils.
** Campers are not permitted to use hut facilities. **

Heaphy Track Hut & Campsite Fees and Bookings
Heaphy Track Hut & Campsite Fees and Bookings
Hut Fee $32 per night
Campsite Fee $14 per night
There is no charge for children 17 years and under. However, booking is still required. Bookings Are Essential – You can book a hut or campsite online or at a DOC visitor centre. You need to book before you start walking or mountain biking the Heaphy Track. Campers are not permitted to use hut facilities.
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Weather Forecast for Gouland Downs Hut

Forecast for Gouland Downs Hut  Precip. Temp. Wind Speed
13.12.2019 04–06 Fair 0 mm 11 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
06–12 Partly cloudy 0 mm 10 °C Light air from Southwest 1 m/s
12–18 Rain 2 mm 17 °C Gentle breeze from West-northwest 3 m/s
18–24 Light rain showers <1 mm 14 °C Light breeze from Northwest 3 m/s
14.12.2019 00–06 Cloudy <1 mm 9 °C Light breeze from South-southwest 3 m/s
06–12 Partly cloudy 0 mm 8 °C Light breeze from West-southwest 3 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 14 °C Gentle breeze from West-southwest 4 m/s
18–24 Partly cloudy 0 mm 12 °C Gentle breeze from West-southwest 4 m/s
15.12.2019 00–06 Partly cloudy 0 mm 7 °C Light breeze from Southwest 2 m/s
06–12 Partly cloudy <1 mm 5 °C Light air from South 1 m/s
12–18 Heavy rain 9 mm 12 °C Light breeze from North-northwest 2 m/s
19–01 Heavy rain 8 mm 12 °C Light breeze from Northwest 2 m/s
Weather forecast from yr.no, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the NRK.

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