Timaru and surrounds

Two hours drive south of Christchurch, Timaru District is a picturesque region flanked by the majestic snowed-capped Southern Alps in the west, the Pacific Ocean in the east and bordered by the fresh clean waters of the Rangitata and Pareroa rivers in the north and south.

  • View down the main street of Temuka
    Temuka township

    Temuka is the perfect stop to come and explore the country's town with the Richard Pearce Memorial and a stop in the Pottery shop.

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    • Popular routes
    Red sky above Lake Benmore, against mountains
    Gateway to the Mackenzie

    For travellers going to the spectacular Mackenzie country, Timaru is a great place to start or finish your journey.

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  • Geraldine Main Street
    Welcome to Geraldine!

    Come and explore the culture of Geraldine with tasty food to tempt your taste buds.

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