Wildlife

We’re home to the world’s smallest penguin. And you don’t have to travel too far to find farm tours, horse treks, alpaca walks, and farmyard experiences.

    • Family friendly
    three little penguins
    Timaru's Penguins

    Find out where to find the world’s smallest penguin. Timaru’s local wildlife.

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  • Girl at Famlan Park
    Famlan Farm Park

    Come and meet these friendly animals.

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  • Boy and deer
    Geraldine Farm Tours

    Visit Geraldine Farm Tours for a unique and authentic New Zealand farming experience.

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  • Horses trekking at Peel Forest
    Peel Forest Horse Trekking

    Trek on horseback through some of South Canterbury's most beautiful landscapes

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  • Bird watching at Washdyke lagoon

    The lagoon is utilised for bird watching, walking, fishing, photography, sunrises watching, whitebaiting and fishing.

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  • Feeding deer
    Agricultural Tour

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

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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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  • Close up of alpaca
    Alpaca Walks Geraldine

    Take a walk on the woolly side, with Alpaca Walks Geraldine.

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  • Tahr at the top
    Alps 2 Ocean Farm Tours

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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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