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Piropiro - Pureora Forest Park


What is Camp Epic?

Camp Epic is a private fully-serviced campground located at Piropiro in Pureora Forest Park. Camp Epic has been designed to enable you to experience the beauty of the surrounding native forest and all it has to offer. Sleep on comfortable warm beds in our large canvas tents, waking up to a variety of bird song. Cook a delicious meal in our camp kitchen or over the camp fire. Relax and socialise with other guests under the uninterrupted starry sky with a drink or toasting marshmallows. Refresh in our hot showers looking out at the stunning native forest.

Camp Epic is a comfortable camping destination for those who love the outdoors. 

Camp Epic Timber Trail Package

Camp Epic is located right on the Timber Trail near the half way mark, making it the perfect overnight accommodation option for users of the Timber Trail.

Our package includes 1 nights accommodation, shuttle from Ongarue to Pureora, and your luggage and food transferred to/from Camp Epic.

Meet us in Ongarue on the morning of day 1. You and your bike are shuttled from Ongarue to Pureora to start your ride. Your luggage and food/beverages are transferred from Ongarue to Camp Epic. You ride the first 40km of the Timber Trail from Pureora to Camp Epic. Have a great night's stay at Camp Epic. Wake up on day 2 and head out when you're ready to ride the next 42km of the Timber Trail from Camp Epic to Ongarue. Your luggage will be collected and waiting for you when you finish back in Ongarue.


Camp Epic Facilities

  • 14 fully-serviced twin room canvas tents, each with two single beds plus 2 family room canvas tents each with a queen bed and 2 singles - all bedding & towels supplied.

  • A tent site area for those who wish to bring their own tent and bedding to set up.

  • An ablution block with flushing toilets and hot showers.​

  • A covered open air camp kitchen and dining area. With clean drinking water, gas cooktops, bbq and fridge. All cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils provided.

  • Camp Epic is self-catered,but your package includes basic breakfast items you can help yourself to e.g. tea, coffee, milo, milk, bread, spreads, cereal, eggs, cooking oil, etc.

  • Centralized camp fire-pit area with seating and a covered fireplace for rainy days

  • Solar power for charging ebikes and phones.

Our Glamping Tents

Twin Room Tent

Sleeps 2

2 Single beds

Small Deck with Chairs

Family Tent

Sleeps up to 4 

1 Queen Bed

2 Single Beds

Large Deck with Chairs

Camp Epic Prices

Prices are for bookings from 1 September 2024. Bookings before this date may be less.

Camp Epic Timber Trail Package
1 nights accommodation, shuttle Ongarue to Pureora, luggage transfers + breakfast

byo tent

glamping  tent

Accommodation Only
1 nights accommodation + breakfast

byo tent (per night)

glamping tent

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