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.

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    Biking in Timaru

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

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    Short walks in Timaru district

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

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    Swimming in Timaru

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

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    Hunting Walks
    Mackenzie day walks

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

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    Red sky above Lake Benmore, against mountains
    Guided hikes in the Mackenzie region

    Timaru is close to plenty of great mountain hiking, heli-hiking and guided walks within the Mackenzie region.

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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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    Alps 2 Ocean
    Great outdoorsy things to do

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    Hunting binos
    Timaru District Hunting Safaris

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  • Outdoor & Adventure

    Love the outdoors? Look no further. Timaru district's got plenty on offer from skiing to rafting to cycleways.

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  • Bike the Canterbury Backcountry Trail - PureTrails NZ

    Explore a huge and sparsely populated area of the South Island made up of braided river valleys, crystal clear lakes, an...

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  • Alps 2 Ocean

    Peel Forest Farm tours - Duration allow 2 hours. See ,touch and feed,sheep ,deer, cattle, hens and dogs.Great photo oppo...

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