Family Fun

Get out and make the most of Timaru District with these whānau friendly activities.

    • Family friendly,Local favourites,Free
    Family on Riverside Walkway
    Escape to Peel Forest

    Put Peel Forest on your list of places to visit if you're into bush walks, waterfalls, horse trekking, amazing scenery and great food.

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    • Family friendly,Local favourites
    Young boy giving thumbs-up on snowboard
    Cold day activities in Timaru District

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Free
    Picnic at the park
    3 best picnic spots in Timaru City

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  • What's On - School Holidays

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  • Seaside summers in Timaru

    It’s hard to beat a seaside summer holiday.

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  • Timaru Trails App

    Explore Timaru's trails in a new way with the Timaru app.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Heritage
    Kids on a Geraldine Farm Tour
    Family escape to Geraldine

    There's so much to do here for families, and a lot of the best activities are completely free.

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    • Family friendly,Popular routes
    Alps 2 Ocean

    Experience the breath-taking alpine highlights, of the Alps 2 Ocean Trail from Mt Cook area to the Pacific Ocean, with t...

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    • Family friendly,Local favourites
    Girls playing mini-golf at Cafe Mes Amis
    Mini Golf

    Take your pick of mini golf courses around the District.

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    • Family friendly,Local favourites,Popular routes
    Aoraki Mt Cook
    Discover Tours

    Customised day trips around the Central South Island

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    • Family friendly,Accessible
    Disc golf
    Disc Golf

    A game for the whole family. Courses located at beautiful Caroline Bay, and West End Park, and an 18 hole course at Temuka Domain.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites
    Gleniti Golf Course 2
    Golfing Opportunities

    We have plenty of golfing options including a new driving range...take your pick.

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