Oteake Conservation Reserve
Oteake Conservation Reserve - what a cool spot!
With not much more than a BBQ, some meat and a swag, I headed into the Oteake Conservation Reserve for a couple of days.
Open only over the summer months, the Oteake Conservation Reserve is an adventure land for 4wders and trailbike riders. There are lots of DOC huts scattered through the park and hundreds of kilometers of tracks - from mild to wild.
One of the coolest things about the Oteake Conservation Reserve is the DOC huts, these places have so much history. I bet over the years this wee hut has been a great home for trampers when the weather has turned...
Mt Buster (within the Oteake Conservation Reserve) is worth a look, it's like stepping into the Wild West, or driving on Mars or something. Crazy landscapes!
When checking the map to find a place to lay our heads for the night, often we'd aim for a hut, only to find it was tiny, or falling apart. Or not there.Here's Tailings Hut, which was home on the Saturday night. A great hut with two sleeping quarters, capable of sleeping 12 people...