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Take a break in the Timaru district and enjoy authentic Kiwi experiences surrounded by sweeping plains, rolling hills and unspoilt coastline.

Your clients can explore the sandy beach at Caroline Bay, take an agricultural farming tour and check out the museums and art galleries showcasing a range of local and international pieces. The area is also well known for producing gourmet and artisan food products, earning the reputation for South Canterbury as the “food bowl of New Zealand”. 
 

The best of Timaru

  • Caroline Bay – Your clients will enjoy the safe swimming beach, botanic gardens, the landscaped piazza and wonderful walks.
  • Māori rock art – Local guides can take your clients through the history of rock art and storytelling and show them authentic cave drawings at the Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre.
  • Farm life – Experience unique farm tours including sheep shearing, wool handling, alpaca walking and more.
  • Local flavours – Your clients can be taken through the brewing process at DB Brewery in Timaru, and enjoy tasty treats at Barkers and Talbot Forest Cheese in Geraldine.

Climate & Weather:

December

Summer

AVG High

21 °C / 69.8 °F

AVG Low

10 °C / 50 °F

June

Winter

AVG High

12 °C/ 53.6 °F

AVG Low

1 °C / 33.8 °F

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