Best Activities for a Rainy Day in Timaru

THE 5 BEST Indoor Things to Do in Timaru on a Rainy Day

Best Activities for a Rainy Day in Timaru

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What travellers are saying

  • Grant N
    Hastings, New Zealand1,524 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Just loved this place - the exhibits were terrific, thought provoking, full of the legends and history of Ngai Tahu. We were fascinated, and sometimes guilty, on a learning curve, and just plain impressed over and over again. I'd go back again if in the area just to see it all again and see what I missed. Very professional and something for everybody. Just go!
    Written 17 April 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Mobile62288349605
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    From the moment you arrive, you'll find that this is a fantastic place.
    I arrived solo on an unpremeditated trip from Christchurch. Decided I wanted to do a couple of laps in the pools. I rolled up and found out it was in a prime location. Parking was far and wide and easy to access. Massive building with well-kept facilities. The staff were beyond awesome and the main reason that I am leaving this review. Seriously... FABULOUS! As for the pools, they have a large variety including many indoor lanes, an outdoor pool, a couple of kiddie pools and what looked like a hot pool (not too sure about that one, though.) Pricing is very reasonable: 1 adult doing laps is $6.50. One of the cheapest aquatic centre's that I have visited. Everything was clean and maintained. Plenty of lifeguards on alert as they should be. There was a pretty busy gym upstairs that looked well equipped with treadmills etc. All around, fantastic experience and I will definitely be coming back in the future!
    Loved it.
    Written 9 September 2023
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