Our destinations

Two hours drive south of Christchurch, Timaru District is a picturesque region flanked by the majestic snowed-capped Southern Alps in the west, the Pacific Ocean in the east and bordered by the fresh clean waters of the Rangitata and Pareora rivers in the north and south.

    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Māori culture,Heritage,Free,Popular routes
    Timaru city

    Timaru city is home to the world’s smallest penguin and really good custard squares.

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    Things we love about Caroline Bay

    Caroline Bay is one of Timaru’s best-loved park and beach areas by visitors and locals alike.

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  • Geraldine Main Street
    Welcome to Geraldine

    Come and explore the culture of Geraldine with tasty food to tempt your taste buds.

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  • Temuka magpie
    Temuka township

    Temuka is the perfect stop for second hand shopping, walks, the Richard Pearce Memorial and an iconic pottery shop

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  • Train at Pleasant Point
    Pleasant Point

    Walks, yummy food, a must visit railway Museum and a resident population of native bats!

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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,Heritage,Free
    Beautiful Mesopotamia

    Hit the high country and enjoy the great outdoors at Mesopotamia.

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