There are seven huts and nine campsites on the Heaphy Track. In addition, the drive-in Kohaihai campsite is located at the Kohaihai end of the track.
Huts and campsites on the Heaphy Track must be booked year round; Backcounty Hut Tickets and Backcountry Hut Passes are not valid. Overnight stays are limited to two consecutive nights. School groups, guided walking groups and independent walkers may also use the huts and campsites.
- Due to ongoing dry weather, the water supplies are currently low. Water may only be available at the hut sites in containers supplied.
Facilities and services
All huts have heating, toilets, bunks, mattresses and water. Gas cooking facilities are available at Perry Saddle, Saxon, James Mackay, Lewis and Heaphy Huts but not at Brown and Gouland Downs Huts. There is lighting in Perry Saddle Hut and Heaphy Hut but not at any of the other huts. All huts communal sleeping arrangements. There are no showers in the huts.
All campsites have a water supply and toilets; some campsites also have fireplaces. Open fires are only permitted where fireplaces are provided. Campers are not permitted to use hut facilities.
Rubbish: There are no rubbish facilities on the track. Trampers are reminded there is a pack-in pack-out policy. All rubbish must be removed.
Huts and campsites
Huts and campsites are listed from Brown Hut in Golden Bay to Kohaihai on the West Coast.