Timaru, New Zealand
Timaru is a bustling and colourful port city in New Zealand on the eastern Pacific Coast with a beautiful coastline, a rich cultural history and plenty of comfortable Timaru hotels to fit every budget. Plan a New Zealand vacation by booking your Timaru accommodation exclusively with HotelClub to enjoy the beauty of the region, excellent local parks, gardens, and more. This, plus the 7% back on your bookings through HotelClub’s exclusive club benefits, turn a hotel stay into a travel experience.
Whilst in Timaru, be sure to visit the South Canterbury Museum, featuring fossil remains, local maritime history, and various other exhibits pertaining to the environment and physical geography of the area. The Trevor Griffiths Rose Garden at Caroline Bay Park is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the scenery. Don’t miss out on the adjacent Caroline Bay Beach, where you can enjoy magnificent views as well as swim and participate in various water sports. Chances are you will even spot a penguin or two. Most activities are quite convenient to Timaru hotels. There are plenty of fabulous restaurants. To try some local flavours, head to Zest restaurant. If you are looking for something a little different, the Fusion Restaurant Cafe & Bar is just the place.
Timaru is served by the Main South Line section of the South Island Main Trunk Railway. Richard Pearse Airport is the nearest means of air travel, but you will need to take a shuttle or a taxi to get to your accommodations. Regular coaches and minibus services travel between Timaru and Christchurch. Once in the city, there are a few bus services to take you to your destinations.
Suitable for travellers in this side of New Zealand seeking to enjoy fly fishing or simply discover local gems, Glendeer Lodge provides well-furnished spaces set in a 5-acre manicured lawn. While... More