Family Fun

We've got fun stuff for families young and old. In Timaru, there's beach action if that's your thing and plenty of local tracks to run, walk and bike. Wildlife and nature experiences, stargazing, forests and over 40 kids parks!

    • 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,Local favourites,Heritage
    Vintage tractor at Museum
    South Canterbury Traction Engine and Transport Museum

    Discover a vast collection of vintage machinery and vehicles.

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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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    • Family friendly,Local favourites
    Mini golf course
    Mini Golf at Cafe Mes Amis

    This fun 18 hole mini golf course is conveniently attached to a cafe that serves amazing food.

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    • Family friendly,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Heritage,Free
    Peel Forest

    A scenic forest park offering plenty of things to do. A favourite playground for local people.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly
    White ducks at Shearers Quarters
    The Shearers Quarters - Cafe and more

    A family destination, cafe, farmyard, mini golf and more.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible
    Sheep at farmyard holiday park
    The Farmyard Holiday Park

    This is more than just a holiday park, it's a farmyard you can visit during the day.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Heritage
    Vintage car Museum Geraldine
    Geraldine Vintage Car and Machinery Museum

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    • Family friendly,Accessible
    Popcorn at the movies
    Movie theatres

    Movie theatres in Timaru District

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Free
    Walks in Temuka

    And when you've finished these walks take a wander around the amazing vintage second hand stores!

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    • Family friendly,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Free
    Bat roost tree Pleasant Point
    Walks in Pleasant Point

    Keep an eye out for bats roosting in the trees.

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    • Family friendly,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Free
    Views from Mt Peel
    Walks in Geraldine

    Walking tracks in Geraldine area

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