Walk, swim, bike

If you enjoy getting active in the outdoors, we’ve got lots to keep you busy. From short walks and guided hikes, to hydroslide fun, and a great range of bike tracks.

    • Family friendly,Local favourites,Free
    Swimming in Timaru District

    In Timaru, we’ve got the sea, rivers and pools galore.

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    • Family friendly,Local favourites
    Two people cycling along the bay at sunset
    Biking in Timaru District

    Timaru district is a biker’s paradise. We have undulating terrain and big country views.

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    • Local favourites
    Walks in Timaru City

    Keen on a short walk? Timaru’s got plenty of options.

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    • Free,Popular routes
    Hunting Walks
    Mackenzie day walks

    Fairlie and Lake Tekapo offer several walking tracks just 90 minutes from Timaru.

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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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  • Views from Mt Peel
    Walks in Geraldine

    Walking tracks in Geraldine area

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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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  • Walks in Temuka

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

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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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