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Adelaide Tarn hut

Adelaide Tarn hut

Adelaide Tarn lies at over 1,200 metres in Kahurangi National Park. It is on a tramping route that starts at Lake Cobb, passes the Drunken Sailor and Dragon’s Teeth peaks, and emerges in the Aorere Valley, near Tākaka. The four-bunk hut is one of many provided by the Department of Conservation for trampers and hunters.

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Andy Dennis, 'Mountains - Mountains and New Zealand culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2024)

Story by Andy Dennis, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017