See & Do

Explore the Timaru District


The Timaru District

The Timaru District includes Timaru, Geraldine and Pleasant Point. 

There are a great range of activities for everyone. Ask us for local tips and suggestions, or visit the offical Timaru website here:



Walking & Hiking


Take a coastal walk and look  for hectors dolphins, whales and little penguins.

Art & Culture


Visit the Te Ana Māori Rock Art, or the Aigantighe art gallery and sculpture garden.

Peel Forest


Just a 1-hour drive for bush walks, waterfalls, horse trekking, amazing scenery and great food.

The Beach


Caroline Bay is ideal for swimming or just taking a stroll in the sea air.


Enjoy a great range of shopping options, from boutique to big-name stores.



Enjoy coastal tracks, or Centennial Park, including MTB tracks and a BMX skills park.

Dine & Drink


Timaru is home to a strong community of world-class producers, from craft beer to seafood and more.

Family Fun


Swim and play at C-Bay, an indoor swimming pool. Explore Caroline Bay with playgrounds and more!


A 1-hour drive, Geraldine is famous for Barkers products and Talbot Forest cheese.


Jack's Point Timaru
Jack's Point Timaru

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 Cycling in Timaru
Cycling in Timaru

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Caroline Bay in Timaru
Caroline Bay in Timaru

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Jack's Point Timaru
Jack's Point Timaru

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