Discover a unique part of New Zealand from your base in Timaru District, on the east coast of the central South Island.
Timaru activities and attractions - the best things to do in the Timaru District.
Find your style of accommodation here.
The official Timaru District event calendar and portal for event managers.
Great places to eat and drink in Timaru. Find out where to go.
Escape the crowds in our wide open spaces and smaller urban areas.
Find out where to find the world’s smallest penguin. Timaru’s local wildlife.
Some of the best activities in the Timaru District are FREE
Shop direct from the makers and growers.
Geraldine is a charming boutique village just 30 minutes drive from Timaru City and 1.5 hours drive from Christchurch.
Explore Timaru's trails in a new way with the Timaru app.
Have a free family fun night out, two movies, enjoy the food stalls or pack a picnic and bring a bean bag.
Head to Geraldine for gin tastings, informal tours and gin sales at Humdinger Distillery.
Timaru is centrally located on the East Coast of Te Waipounamu. It's the perfect urban base to meet up with friends and whanau from across the South Island.
Plan your visit around these upcoming events.
Hit the high country and enjoy the great outdoors at Mesopotamia.
Home to fabulous eateries, scenic walking tracks, day spas, boutique art galleries, shops and more.
If you're heading in, around and through Timaru District, here are some great things to do.