Escapes

Timaru District is centrally located on the East Coast of Te Waipounamu. It's the perfect place to meet your friends and whānau from across the South Island. Plus we have direct daily flights for our North Island mates.

    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Free
    The Fauth family
    Free family fun at it's best

    Want free family fun in Timaru District? Find a WuHoo!

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly
    Michael Barker outside Barkers Foodstore
    Walk, eat and shop your way around Geraldine

    One of the best ways to experience Geraldine is on foot.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Heritage,Free
    Kids looking over Bay Hill from the Piazza
    School Holiday Activities

    Get out and about and enjoy all that's on offer in Timaru District

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly
    Second hand toys
    Second hand and antique shops

    From beautiful antique pieces to fun retro finds, we have SO many stores to choose from.

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    • Accessible,Local favourites
    DB beer on the production line
    DB Brewery Tours

    Grab some mates and join the DB Draught Brewery team at their premises in Washdyke for a beer tour.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly
    Blacketts lighthouse on Dashing Rocks walk
    Time to unwind - Escape to Timaru

    Great food, boutique shopping and coastal walks. All the benefits of escaping to the City, but more laid back and less crowded.

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