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Barr Cottage at Huia, Waitākere Ranges Regional Park

Huia Road


Help protect our kauri trees

To prevent the spread of kauri dieback, large sections of the Waitakere Ranges are now closed. For more information see Protect our kauri trees.

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You need to know

Help protect our kauri trees

You need to clean your footwear and equipment to help prevent the spread of weeds and plant diseases such as Kauri dieback.

We have closed large sections of the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park to prevent the spread of kauri dieback. For more information see Protect our kauri trees.

Booking information

You can book our campgrounds and baches up to six months in advance (12 months for lodges) from the day you intend to arrive up until the maximum stay limit for your chosen option.

Availability refreshes at 12am (midnight) daily. So for example, a 7 night campground booking from 13 to 20 December 2019, will be available to book from 12am on 13 June 2019.

Booking with an underage group

Campground bookings for an unsupervised group under the age of 18:

You will need consent to make a campground booking when your group is aged 16 years and 17 years.

You will need to:

  1. Download our Regional Parks: Parental Consent Form (PDF 87KB)
  2. Have your legal guardian complete and sign the form.
  3. Supply your completed form when you make your booking.

For health and safety reasons, bookings for groups of people aged 15 years and under are not allowed without appropriate supervision.

All other bookings for unsupervised groups under the age of 18:

Baches, lodges and bookable sites may not be booked by people under 18. You may only use these sites with appropriate supervision.

How you can dispose of your waste

All our regional parks are rubbish free. Take all rubbish and recycling with you when you leave.

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About Huia - Barr Cottage

Barr Cottage was built by Bill Barr between 1935 and 1940. Materials were reused from the original Barr cottage of the late 1880s, which once stood alongside.


Located at 1368 Little Huia Road, opposite beach.

Learn more about Huia, Waitakere Ranges Regional Park before your visit.

Capacity and times



Maximum stay

Seven nights

Check-in time


Check-out time

12pm (noon)


Summer, weekend and public holidays

$136.00 (GST inclusive)

Winter weekdays

$90.00 (GST inclusive)




Tank supply, stream fed. Boil for three minutes before use.


Number of bedrooms

Three, one with a queen bed, two with two two single beds in each.


Bedroom configuration




One with combined bath and shower.


Kitchen facilities

Fridge/freezer, stove, microwave, and toaster, jug, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery provided.


Power supply

Standard domestic.



Electric column heaters are provided. Stack fire place in living room, byo wood.


You need to supply

Bed linen, blankets, duvets, sleeping bags, additional pillows, towels, tea towels, food, personal items etc.


Vehicle and visitor limits

Boat launching facilities from the bach or with 4WD or at nearby ramp.



In the bathroom



Bin inside, use the provided bags and place all bags in the bin outside the bach.

Map of Huia, Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

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