Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
This is an easy 1 hour 30 minute 6 km walk to the rather grand Waihohonu Hut.
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Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
The track begins here at a well-signposted carpark on the Desert Road.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
The first part of the walk is along a four wheel drive track.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
Now the track enters a patch of beech forest.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Sleeps 28. Elevation 1150 metres. Built in 2010. Flush toilets. Camping area features 7 Tent Sites for up to 12 Campers. 3 hours 7.5 km walk from Oturere Hut. 5 hours 14.3 km walk to Whakapapa.
SEASONAL RESTRICTIONS: In the Great Walks season (23 October 2015 - 30 April 2016) - Huts have gas cookers and resident wardens. Bookings are required.
Outside the Great Walks season (1 May 2017 - 19 October 2017) - There are no gas cookers or resident wardens. Bookings are not required - first come, first served.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Entrance Foyer.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Outside Sink Bench and view into Upper Bunkroom.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Upper Bunkroom.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Entrance Foyer, looking back towards the entrance / exit door (to the left of the window).

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Dining / Kitchen Area.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Dining / Kitchen Area (looking back towards door leading to Entrance Foyer).

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - One of the two Kitchen Areas and Woodburner for heating the hut.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Dining / Kitchen Area.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Middle Bunkroom and Lower Bunkroom.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Lower Bunkroom and view through Middle Bunkroom to Dining / Kitchen Area.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Deck outside Lower Bunkroom.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - View from Deck outside Lower Bunkroom towards Toilets (left).

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Deck outside Lower Bunkroom.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - View from Outside Sink Bench towards Toilets.

Waihohonu Track, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

WAIHOHONU TRACK - Tongariro National Park
WAIHOHONU HUT - Looking back from the top of the steps up to the low plateau next to the hut.