Family Fun

We've got fun stuff for families young and old. In Timaru, there's beach action if that's your thing and plenty of local tracks to run, walk and bike. Wildlife and nature experiences, star gazing, forests and over 40 kids parks!

  • Brass rubbings WuHoo
    Wuhoo Timaru

    Memorable and fun! Free family activities in Timaru

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  • Te Ana Centre tour
    Te Ana Maori Rock Art

    An outstanding cultural experience; interactive, interesting, a must-do.

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  • Mini golf course
    Mini Golf

    Take your pick of mini golf courses around the District.

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    • Family friendly,Free
    Playgrounds

    Timaru has more than 40 kids’ parks throughout the district.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Free
    Timaru Botanic Garden

    Timaru Botanic Garden has an impressive variety of plants and flowers, an aviary, duck pond and playground.

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  • Young boy giving thumbs-up on snowboard
    Cold day activities in Timaru District

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  • 3 best picnic spots in Timaru City

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  • Biking on Bay
    Awesome Activities

    If you're spending time in our district, here's a list of awesome things to do.

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    Waitangi Day in Timaru District

    Looking for inspiration for your day off? You've come to the right place.

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  • Alps 2 Ocean

    Experience the breath-taking alpine highlights, of the Alps 2 Ocean Trail from Mt Cook area to the Pacific Ocean, with t...

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  • Aoraki Mt Cook
    Discover Tours

    Customised day trips around the Central South Island

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  • Disc golf
    Disc Golf

    A game for the whole family. Courses located at beautiful Caroline Bay, and West End Park.

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