Peel Forest Campground

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Peel Forest campground. Photo: G Iles.
Peel Forest campground


$15.00 per adult per night

$7.50 per child under 18

Under 5's are free

$5.00 per night for power


Required in peak season. Telephone the camp manager;

+64 3 696 3567.


Campsite details

  • Number of sites - 53
  • Number of powered sites - 24
  • Number of cabins - 4

Camp within a grove of trees. Walk to swamp forest, old logging sawpits, Acland Falls or the Rangitata River. Fish, jet boat or raft the river.


Peel Forest, 22 km north of Geraldine

Getting there

12 km along Coopers Creek, Peel Forest Rd, Peel Forest, 22 km north of Geraldine.

Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1460733-N5138885


  • Campsite closed in winter
  • There is a laundry and telephone at campsite
  • NZMCA / DOC campsite pass cannot be used at this campsite.


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