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Top 10 Holiday Parks

Top 10 Holiday Parks

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Elm Wildlife Tours

Elm Wildlife Tours

Tour options for a wildlife experience of a lifetime.

Active New Zealand

Active New Zealand

NZ's most experienced adventure tour operator.

Red Carpet Tours

Red Carpet Tours

NZ's premier Lord of the Rings tour company.

Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry

Bluebridge Ferry

Cross between the Islands on a Bluebridge ferry.

Timaru Attractions and Activities

The seaside city of Timaru is built on the rolling hills created from the lava flows of the extinct Mt Horrible volcano in South Canterbury. Visit popular Caroline Bay. more

Timaru has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Timaru.

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  • AIGANTIGHE ART GALLERY - Timaru

    AIGANTIGHE ART GALLERY - Timaru

    The Aigantighe Art Museum (pronounced 'egg and tie') in Timaru, New Zealand is renowned internationally for its collection and innovative exhibition and education programmes. Aigantighe holds New Zealand, Pacific, Asian and European art works from the sixteenth century to the present day. Its British Victorian painting collection is of great significance.

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    49 Wai-iti Rd, Timaru, New Zealand
  • CAROLINE BAY - Timaru

    CAROLINE BAY - Timaru

    Caroline Bay is the most widely known of all the parks in the Timaru District. The beach is sheltered by the harbour breakwater and is the only sandy beach between Oamaru and Banks Peninsula. March 2014 saw Caroline Bay beach being voted the most popular beach in the South Island.

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  • TIMARU BOTANIC GARDENS - Timaru

    TIMARU BOTANIC GARDENS - Timaru

    One of the oldest Botanic Gardens, Timaru will surprise you with the depth and excellence of its collections as diverse as Australian plants, conifers and rose species. A border containing the native plants of the Canterbury region is of special note. Endangered plants from around the world can be seen in part of the conservatory complex.

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    Cnr of King & Queen Sts, Timaru, Canterbury
  • South Canterbury Museum - Timaru

    South Canterbury Museum - Timaru

    Mobile-friendly - The South Canterbury Museum contains valuable collections of objects and information covering the natural and human history of South Canterbury. Permanent displays and a temporary exhibition programme provide fascinating glimpses into our region's past.

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Featured

 
Top 10 Holiday Parks

Top 10 Holiday Parks

Stay locally with Top 10 and the kids stay free.

Elm Wildlife Tours

Elm Wildlife Tours

Tour options for a wildlife experience of a lifetime.

Active New Zealand

Active New Zealand

NZ's most experienced adventure tour operator.

Red Carpet Tours

Red Carpet Tours

NZ's premier Lord of the Rings tour company.

Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry

Bluebridge Ferry

Cross between the Islands on a Bluebridge ferry.