Timaru Visitor Centre
Timaru Visitor Centre
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Heddy_13
Rockingham, Australia191 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
We visited this Visitors Centre as part of our Timaru Discovery Walk whilst off our cruise ship. We were taken on a shuttle bus from the wharf to Caroline Bay and followed the memorial walkway to view display panels in honour of the war battles and heroes. Continued along the promenade and boardwalk toward the beach outlook to the Benvenue Cliffs to enjoy the view of Caroline Bay and learned about Timaru’s shipwreck. Followed the path back through New Zealand native tree planting across the grassed are past the bird aviary and saw wind sculptures and whaling history. Climbed up the steps to a lovely tea house to enjoy morning tea of scones, jam and cream. After morning tea we walked down to Trevor Griffith Rose Garden which boasts more than 1000 rose bushes unfortunately they were at the end of their flowering season. On to the visitors centre which houses the Te Ana Māori Rock Art display which is absolutely mind blowing.
Written 28 March 2023
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murrbren
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand190 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
Lovely building and worth a visit to see it. The lady who served me was friendly. Small but good souvenir shop. Very close to some good restaurants at the bottom of Stafford Street.
Written 26 February 2021
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WayneAP
City of Greater Geelong, Australia3,591 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Couples
Housed in a great old Bluestone building the Visitor Centre has a great stock of information and very helpful and knowledgeable staff. The building also houses the Maori rock art display where you can get a guided tour or just amble through at your leisure. The cost $22.00 per adult is a reasonable price to see great art.
Written 9 March 2020
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habanachooky
Mackay, Australia576 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
Beautiful old stone building houses the information centre. There is a small shop and an area with all the tourist hand outs. The staff are very helpful.
Written 14 February 2019
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Brian M
Montrose, UK1,554 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Couples
We needed to find out some information about the area and a friends family who were from the area. The staff were very helpful and they directed us to the local library for further information. Well worth a visit.
Written 1 November 2018
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Timaru Visitor Centre is open:
  • Mon - Fri 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sat - Sun 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM



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