Peel forest
Image: Matt Searles | ©

Introduction

Peel Forest is a remnant of a magnificent podocarp forest that once covered this area.

Highlights

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Serviced

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Cookers/electric stove
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Phone
  • Powered sites
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Shower - hot
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - treated, suitable for drinking
  • Wheelchair accessible
47 non-powered/tent sites
34 powered sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

The campground is closed from May to mid-September each year. During this period the adjoining Clarke Flat is opened as a standard campsite.

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Dog access

No dogs
COVID-19 vaccination policy

Eligible people aged 12 years three months and over must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation. See COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Contacts

Ōtautahi / Christchurch Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 379 4082
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   christchurchvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   28 Worcester Boulevard
Christchurch 8013
Postal Address:   Private Bag 11089
Christchurch 8013
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