Outdoor & Adventure

You can do it all in Timaru District - from surfing to hunting game to swimming in the ocean. It's a great destination all year round.

  • Young boy giving thumbs-up on snowboard
    Timaru: perfect base for winter skiing

    If you’ve come to South Canterbury to ski, then Timaru’s the ideal location to base yourself.

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  • Forest & mountain adventure tours

    Timaru is the gateway to an excellent range of forest and mountain adventure tours.

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  • Lake & river tours

    Timaru lakes and rivers are popular for a range of adventure tours.

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  • Surfing Timaru
    4 best surf breaks in Timaru

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  • Hunt. Explore. Discover.

    At Stravon our guides and hospitality will impress you the most. They have what it takes to turn a hunting trip into the...

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    • Local favourites
    Alps 2 Ocean
    Great outdoorsy things to do

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    • Free
    Hunting binos
    Timaru District Hunting Safaris

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  • Fishing Timaru's rivers and streams

    Timaru’s backcountry rivers and creeks are great for salmon and trout fishing.

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  • Glendeer Trophy Hunting

    New Zealand is home to the world’s finest trophy Red Stag, spectacular Himalayan Bull Tahr and of course world’s best Fl...

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  • Alps 2 Ocean

    Alps 2 Ocean uses inflatable kayaks, perfect for beginners and no experience is required. Plastic whitewater boats are...

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