IntroductionThis is a standard 14-bunk hut in the Wairarapa region.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
DOC has changed the service standard category for Mitre Flats Hut from Serviced to Standard Hut. This means firewood is no longer provided.
Heating - wood stove
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Youth (5–17 years): $5 per night
- Child/Infant (0–4 years): free
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.
Tracks to this hut
Mitre Flats TrackLocated in Tararua Forest ParkThe Barra Track follows the Waingawa River to Mitre Flats and Mitre Flats Hut.Duration 8 - 9 hr returnDifficulty Advanced
Tararua Northern CrossingLocated in Tararua Forest ParkThe Northern Crossing is an unmarked track that links the Ōhau and Waingawa catchments in Tararua Forest Park and is one of four classic tramps in the park.2 alertsDuration 3 – 5 daysDifficulty Expert
NZTopo50 map sheet: BP34
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1808985, N5477084