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!

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

    Discover a vast collection of vintage machinery and vehicles.

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  • Gleniti Golf Course 2
    Golfing Opportunities

    We have plenty of golfing options...take your pick.

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

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

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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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  • Vintage car Museum Geraldine
    Geraldine Vintage Car and Machinery Museum

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  • Popcorn at the movies
    Movie theatres

    Movie theatres in Timaru District

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  • 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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  • Feeding deer
    Agricultural Tour

    Experience a day out with Explore South Canterbury's agricultural tour.

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