What to See and Do in
Timaru is located on the East Coast of the South Island and sits almost halfway between Christchurch and Dunedin. The city boast’s one of the largest man made harbours in the world. Caroline bay is a safe swimming and recreational beach surrounded by stunning coastal walk ways.
The city was constructed on rolling hills created by lava flows from the extinct volcano, Mt Horrible which last erupted some 2 million years ago.
There is much to see and do in this vibrant city. Visit the Timaru lighthouse built in 1878 and relocated to the Benvenue cliffs walkway in 2010. Marvel at the cities Edwardian and Victorian architecture. Enjoy the many walkways in the beautiful Centennial park. Relax in the botanical gardens where you will find an Aviary full of exotic and imported Birds.
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