Family Fun

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

    • Family friendly,Free
    Brass rubbings WuHoo
    Wuhoo Timaru

    Memorable and fun! Free family activities in Timaru

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    • Family friendly,Heritage
    Maori rock art tour
    Te Ana Māori Rock Art

    An outstanding cultural experience; interactive, interesting, a must-do.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Free
    Timaru Botanic Garden

    Timaru Botanic Garden has an impressive variety of plants and flowers, an aviary, duck pond and playground.

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    • Family friendly,Local favourites,Free
    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,Free
    Playgrounds

    Timaru has more than 40 kids’ parks throughout the district.

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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
    3 best picnic spots in Timaru City

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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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