Peel Forest Horse Trekking

Price from $55 (NZD)

More than just a horse trek - A lifetime memory. 1 Hour Treks | Half to Full Day Treks | Multi Day Treks. Breath taking views of the mountains, Rangitata River and the Canterbury Plains. No experience necessary, horses to suit all ages and abilities

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 tranquillity 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. Treks leave from our purpose build base along side the Rangitata River.

We encourage trekkers to take time out for a hot or cold drink before or after their ride. Drinks are complimentary.


1 hr River Trek $55
2 hr River & Forest Trek $110
½ Day Peel Forest Trek (includes lunch) $220
1 Full Day Mt Peel Trek (includes lunch) $380

Multi-Day Treks options available 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.

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

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

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Contact: Reservations
Address: 105 Dennistoun Road
Peel Forest
New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 696 3703
Free Phone: 0800 022 536 (NZ Only)
Fax: +64 3 696 3730
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