Timaru is a seaside city located in South Canterbury, servicing the surrounding agricultural farms. Nestled on incredible rolling hills that are a direct result of the extinct volcano, Mt Horrible, it is now home to one of the largest man-made harbours in the world.
Visit beautiful Timaru and see its breath-taking churches, parks, gardens, and the nearby beach of Caroline Bay, as well as its incredible Edwardian architecture and Museum. There are many activities for every type of traveller in Timaru, from ocean activities such as water skiing, fishing, and boating, to hiking and golfing. Stay in its wide range of accommodation to experience all this quaint little city has to offer.