Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Timaru

Enjoy the opera and other features of Timaru. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its bars and spas. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Timaru

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Timaru is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Caroline Bay Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Botanical Gardens (3.1 mi / 5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Timaru

Fly into Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse), the closest airport, located 5.3 mi (8.5 km) from the city center.