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.
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The official Timaru District event calendar and portal for event managers.
Take your pick from the best places to eat in Timaru District.
Experience the laid-back vibe of the kiwi bach. You'll find great burgers, coffee and shakes, and some sweet Kiwi favourites – you can't go past cheerios and sauce, or potato chips and dip. Home of the unique Al's Hot Sauces range.
Come and taste at the Geraldine Orchard Farms with local produce available to buy, along with delicious cabinet and menu food. Great to take your family for an outing!
The Brewery Café is surrounded by the beauty of Gapes Valley farmland with inside and outside dining that gives you the opportunity to sample award-winning hand-crafted beers brewed on site in a relaxing environment. The menu reflects good honest, hearty fare that matches well with the beverages served in the restaurant.
Enjoy the tastiest and healthiest Indian cuisine, including an extensive range of healthy and tasty curries including chicken, lamb, beef and seafood curries. Dietary Restrictions: Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Halal Chicken also available.
A welcome refreshment stop on State Highway 1 at Rangitata, about an hour and a half south of Christchurch, and 30 minutes north of Timaru.
All the food at the Berry Barn Bakery is baked on site early each morning, making it fresh and flavourful. A variety of preservative and additive-free artisan breads are available. Great coffee and the breakfast is “big as”.
With authentic Indian dishes, as well as a range of delicious meals (pizza, salad, burgers) to choose from, this is the perfect place for stop by for snacking, or a full family meal. Owner Brij used to work at Portofino in Auckland and make spag bol for John Key when he was PM!
The Village Inn is right in the heart of Geraldine.
The beer garden is the perfect place to park up in the sun, dine and watch the world go by.
This fun 18 hole mini golf course is conveniently attached to a cafe that serves amazing food.
Located in the heart of Peel Forest village - great food, craft beer and live music.
Delicious homemade food, beautiful outside seating.