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!

  • Walks in Temuka

    And when you've finished these walks take a wander around the amazing vintage second hand stores!

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  • Bat roost tree Pleasant Point
    Walks in Pleasant Point

    Keep an eye out for bats roosting in the trees.

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  • Views from Mt Peel
    Walks in Geraldine

    Walking tracks in Geraldine area

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  • Sheep at farmyard holiday park
    The Farmyard Holiday Park

    This is more than just a holiday park, it's a farmyard you can visit during the day.

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  • White ducks at Shearers Quarters
    The Shearers Quarters - Cafe and more

    A family destination, cafe, farmyard, mini golf and more.

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  • Craighead girls at Caroline Bay
    School Holiday Activities

    Get out and about and enjoy all that's on offer in Timaru District

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  • Vintage tractor at Museum
    South Canterbury Traction Engine and Transport Museum

    Discover a vast collection of vintage machinery and vehicles.

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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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  • Mini golf course
    Mini Golf at Cafe Mes Amis

    This fun 18 hole mini golf course is conveniently attached to a cafe that serves amazing food.

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  • Peel Forest

    A scenic forest park offering plenty of things to do. A favourite playground for local people.

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  • Disc golf
    Disc Golf

    A game for the whole family, at beautiful Caroline Bay.

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