Mt Heale Hut is one of the two huts located in the Aotea Conservation Park as part of the multi day Aotea Track hike. Just a 3 hour hike via the Windy Canyon (Palmers Track) route, 4 hours via the Kaitoke Hot Springs Track, 4 hours from the Kaiaraara Hut via the Kaiaraara Track and the summit of Hirakimata (Mt Hobson), and 3 hours from the Kaiaraara Hut via the South Fork Track.
Two large decks boast incredible views of Te Hauturu-o-Toi (Little Barrier Island), the Broken Islands and the pinnacles of Hirakimata (Mt Hobson).
Backcountry Hut Passes and Hut Tickets cannot be used at this hut.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
Dogs are not permitted on any DoC tracks or land.
For more information and reserving a bunk, please see the Department of Conservation website below.
Your hut booking is for any bunk bed, not for a specific bunk bed – select your bunk bed on arrival.
Bookings are essential.
Two large decks
Gas cooking facilities