Waimakariri Falls Hut

Waimakariri Falls Hut is situated in the headwaters of the Waimakariri river surrounded by Carrington Peak 2010m, Mt Rolleston 2275m, Mt Lancelot 2112m, Mt Armstrong 2110m. The hut is at approximatley 1300m, directly above the falls. An access bridge spans the gorge just below the hut. The hut has been refurbished in April 2005 and it has six new bunks with foam mattresses, insulated walls, doubleglazed window, a cooking bench, fire extinguisher & blanket, and fixed ventilation. A new toilet was installed in February 2012, along with a new work bench, solar panel and solar lighting.

Photo: R Muirson