Best Free Things to Do in Timaru

THE 5 BEST Free Things to Do in Timaru

Best Free Things to Do in Timaru

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  • Philip B
    Addlestone, UK25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Have to walk down steep path between sand dunes which is marked. Cannot deviate into the sand dunes to protect wild life. Soft sandy path requires care especially as you reach the bottom. Beautiful beach with sea lions. Fur seals seen on the rocks. No penguins as we visited in the day time. Well worth a visit
    Written 24 February 2024
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  • Rebecca
    Adelaide, Australia1,767 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I enjoyed coming in here, it offers more exploration and wonder than many museums as it’s set up as almost a school activity/ investigation center. It has things they encourage you to touch, drawers you open, places to explore and little info boards that open up. Even has a creative coloring in section for if you have a young one who gets bored.
    Written 14 January 2024
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  • AhuvaBC
    Bellingham, WA40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a great time. Small, enjoyable exhibits. If the weather isn’t terrible, go outside and enjoy the sculptures. Worth the time.
    Written 11 January 2024
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  • Nigel S
    Lightwater, UK5,233 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We decided to drive through the park as we left Timaru. There are plenty of walking tracks in this long green park, along with mountain bike tracks. Infact there was a mountain bike event runnung in the park as we drove through.
    Written 25 March 2020
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  • Hayden
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful gallery and beautiful dogs!!! Loved the art work and was surprised that had never been before given I grew up in Timaru
    Written 28 June 2021
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  • Mumma&Co
    Timaru, New Zealand6,212 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Haven't been there for many years even though I live locally & wish I had. It was lovely with expansive lawns & tree areas & a large duck pond.
    Written 20 January 2024
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  • Gretel
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Be aware that access is now temporarily, from either the south side of theroad bridge on King street (head east toward the sea.)

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    you can walk to the track from the public carpark on Collins St. Go across the large field sea-ward, and follow the gravel walking track.Then, after about 10 mins, cross the timber foot bridge. From here you can go onto beach for a look or carry on across the boardwalk and around the wetland, There are nice places to sit and even a picnic table on the highest part of the track with a great view on the south side of the creek. Its an easy walk with only slight uphill parts.
    Written 26 March 2020
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  • suri
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning Church , a great sightseeing experience. Potentially Timaru's most beautiful building, well worth a look.
    Written 12 January 2023
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