Peel Forest Horse Treks, South Canterbury

Peel Forest Horse Treks Geraldine

Welcome to Peel Forest Horse Trekking

Your opportunity to experience life before the car and enter a relaxed age, trekking through some of the most gorgeous countryside in South Canterbury.

We have horses suitable for all age groups and all levels of experience. Our treks are tailor-made for each individual; we do not need a certain number before heading out.

Peel Forest is one of the best kept secrets of South Canterbury. The small, sparsely inhabited settlement is an oasis of beauty and tranquility set amid the dense virgin bush of Peel Forest Park, on the south bank of the Rangitata River. Your Peel Forest Horse Trek is guaranteed to be a memorable experience. We are only 90mins drive south from Christchurch and 45mins from Timaru. 7kms off the Inland Scenic Route (HW72) enroute to Mt Cook and Queenstown.

Horse Treks & Prices

(prices quoted in NZ$, subject to change)

Call us with your request and we will arrange a trek to suit your individual needs. Group bookings welcome.



River Trek



River & Forest Trek


1/2 Day

Peel Forest Trek (includes lunch)


1 Full Day

Mt Peel Trek (includes lunch)



1 night 2 days

Andrews Stream Trek

Min 4 pax


2 nights 3 days

Orari Gorge Trek

Min 4 pax


3 nights 3 days

Orari Gorge / Peel Forest Lodge Trek

Min 4 pax


(Third night at Peel Forest Lodge includes Breakfast)

One, Two or three days options, leaving our River base and riding up into the foothills, crossing rivers and staying in remote high country huts nestled beside a virgin mountain stream. On the Orari Gorge/Peel Forest Lodge trek the last night is spent at our Qualmark 4star + lodge. All meals are provided with multi day treks.

Accommodation & TREK

2 persons

Accommodation & Trek


Stay at our Qualmark 4star + Lodge and Horse Trek through the Forest and along the Rangitata River. Includes Dinner and Breakfast

Transport from Geraldine Return $30.00 per person

Prices are per person, include GST and are New Zealand Dollars.

Price on Application.


Let us organise a day of horse trekking, rafting, bush walking etc for your group whether it be work collegues, hen or stag party, school group or extended family. Finish off the day with a BBQ beside the Rangitata River or at our Lodge.

Peel Forest Horse Treks, South Canterbury Enquiry Form


105 Dennistoun Road
Peel Forest

Phone: +64 3 696 3703

Freephone: within NZ: 0800 022 536

Mobile: +64 27 246 4423

Fax: +64 3 696 3730

Web: Visit website

Peel Forest Horse Treks, South Canterbury Enquiry Form