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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 Cook Strait ferries

Cross between the Islands on a Bluebridge ferry.

Thrifty Car Rental

Thrifty Car Rental

Thrifty has you covered with 31 locations.

Timaru Heritage and History

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. Stay in Timaru and visit popular Caroline Bay. more

Timaru enjoys a rich cultural heritage and has many historical places and sites. Explore the history and heritage attractions of Timaru and learn about the natural and cultural events of the past.

Select Heritage and History in Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand, from the list below. Alternatively select a different Canterbury area.

 

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  • 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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This Canterbury - Timaru heritage and history map displays tourism business locations in your chosen region, area, city or township. Click on a Canterbury - Timaru map location icon to display more information.

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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 Cook Strait ferries

Cross between the Islands on a Bluebridge ferry.

Thrifty Car Rental

Thrifty Car Rental

Thrifty has you covered with 31 locations.