Outside Casey Hut

Image: Ruth McKie | DOC

Introduction

This serviced 12-bunk hut is a popular overnight destination as part of the two-day Casey Saddle – Binser Saddle Route, as well as for mountain bikers accessing the hut from the Poulter River Track.

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Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Serviced

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
12 bunk beds

About this hut

This new Casey hut opened in August 2020 and replaces the original Casey Hut which burnt down in 2015. The old hut site remains as a camping area with a toilet. The new hut site is approximately 800 m east of the old site, on a terrace overlooking the Poulter River. 

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BV21
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1507823, N5250119

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Child/Infant: (0 - 10 years): free

Before you go, buy 1 Serviced Hut Ticket (green for adults, orange for youth) or 3 Standard Hut Tickets (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put these in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass for unlimited use at most Serviced and Standard huts for a 6 or 12 month period.

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