Holiday Parks and Campgrounds

Welcome campers! Timaru District offers plenty of places to pitch the tent and park up your caravan.

  • Cabin at Timaru Top 10
    Timaru Top 10 Holiday Park

    Centrally located with a wonderful relaxed atmosphere, the Timaru Top 10 Holiday Park is within walking distance of Caroline Bay and city centre. Accommodation options include motel units, cabins and powered and non-powered sites. The park is also dog friendly.

    Phone: 0800 242 121

  • Park entrance Geraldine Top 10
    Geraldine Top 10 Holiday Park

    Geraldine Top 10 Holiday Park is set among a tranquil park like setting the heart of Geraldine. Close to the town centre, cafes and shopping, the park offers a wide range of accommodation options including motel units, cabins and camping sites.

    Phone: 03 693 8147

  • Glenmark
    Glenmark Holiday Park

    Glenmark Holiday Park located just a 3-minute drive south from central Timaru. There is accommodation to suit all budgets at our quiet and friendly park, options include standard cabins, self-contained studios, and large two-bedroom motel units as well as sheltered camp and caravan sites.

    Phone: 03 684 3682

  • Orari HP
    Orari Farmyard Holiday Park

    The Farmyard Holiday Park, 5km from Geraldine. They have a range of accommodation options to suit every budget and need, with the added bonus of an extensive range of animals for you and your family to enjoy!

    Phone: 03 693 9355

  • Route 79 Holiday Park
    Route 79 Holiday Park

    Route 79 Holiday Park is set on a tranquil, flat 2ha rural property on the main road from Christchurch to Geraldine. Accommodation options include studio and double units as well as powered and un-powered camping sites.

    Phone: 0800 2478 679

  • Temuka
    Temuka Holiday Park

    Set in the Temuka Domain with capacity for over 1000 campers, the Temuka Holiday Park offers powered and non-powered sites, as well as studio units and lodge rooms. Within the domain there is a playground, heated outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, frisbee golf, mini golf and a skate park. The park is also dog friendly

    Phone: 03 615 724

  • Peel Forest
    Peel Forest DOC Campground

    The popular and large DOC campground located beside the Rangitata River is surrounded by native podocarp forest in the Peel Forest Reserve which features a number of spectacular walking tracks. NOTE: The campground is closed from May to mid-September each year.

    Phone: 03 379 4082

  • Pioneer Park
    Pioneer Park DOC Campsite

    Set at historic Raincliff, Pioneer Park offers a fantastic campground close to nature and the historic Burkes Cottage. Dogs allowed.

    Phone: 03 379 4082

  • Waihi Gorge
    Waihi Gorge DOC Campsite

    Located on the banks of the Waihi River, this is a popular campsite surrounded by forest and located 15 minutes from the Geraldine township

    Phone: 03 379 4082

  • Orari campsite
    Orari DOC Campsite

    Located within a remnant podocarp forest, the Orari Campsite is located 20 minutes from the Geraldine township. Explore the forest or the old bush tramway.

    Phone: 03 379 4082

  • Mt Nimrod
    Mt Nimrod DOC Campsite

    A quiet campsite located in the Hunter Hills 30 minutes from Timaru, enjoy the scenery and local river or challenge yourself on the Mount Nimrod track.

    Phone: 03 379 4082

  • Otaio Gorge
    Otaio Gorge DOC Campsite

    Camp at the scenic reserve beside the Otaio River.

    Phone: 03 379 4082