Teal Bay Hut
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member StagsRoar
S 46° 03.995 E 167° 17.691
58G E 677480 N 4895994
Quick Description: Located at southern end of Lake Hauroko in the Fiordland National Park. Grid reference: Topo50 map sheet CF07, E1158788, N4882727
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 6/2/2012 1:38:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMEHVF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member gleek
Views: 2

Long Description:
This hut is most frequently visited by Hunters and is accessible by boat primarily, down Lake Hauroko. Boating on this Lake can be harrowing as weather funnels out of the mountains to the lake so pick your day! It is a sizeable journey and boats can be launched at Lake Hauroko Jetty. The hut itself has bunks & matresses for 12 people and has a pot-belly stove for heating. Take gas cookers! Be it that you need a boat to get there I would advocate taking your own sack of coal for the fire and not be hacking away at wood from the surrounding Native Forest. There are tracks to this Hut but they are significantly long. The hike from the Lake Hauroko Jetty takes 9+ hours Topographical Map and compass is a must and GPS coverage could be scant under the forest canopy. Leave this hut clean and tidy should you go there and don't forget to take your camera should you visit it either. The scenery here typifies Southern Fiordland / New Zealand.
Hunting in area - use caution Hunting in area - use caution Island cache (Boat required) Available in Winter Accessible in Winter
Compass Compass & Topographical Map Suggested / Required Weather Permitting Weather Permitting mosquitos Wear bug repellant!
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Type of shelter: hut

Stay overnight: Yes

Sleeps How Many: 12

Reservation required: No

Cost: $10-$30

Available Year Round: Yes

Enclosed: Enclosed

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