Guided Walking Tour, Timaru, New Zealand
DISCOVER TIMARU - HALF DAY WALK
Timaru sits in the lea of the Southern Alps above the beautiful Caroline Bay (voted in the top 10 best beaches) on the Pacific Coast. Walk begins by following the memorial walkway, view display panels in honour of our war battles and heroes. Continue along the promenade and boardwalk toward the beach, note the historical levels of the ocean at high tide. Take the cliff path to the Cliffs enjoy the view of Caroline Bay and learn about Timaru’s worst shipwreck. Follow the path back through young New Zealand native tree planting across the grassed area past the bird aviary where you will see wind sculptures, summer carnival and whaling past.
Continue on to morning/afternoon tea overlooking the Bay and experience lovely views of the ocean and mountains at this elevated site. Immerse yourself among the Rose Garden boasting a sensational collection of more than 1000 of the world’s best roses architecturally designed by renowned architect Sir Miles Warren. The walk continues to the Landing Services Building, the last remaining of its type in the Southern Hemisphere where we make our last stop, and experience our local Maori Rock Art, a guided interpretation of our local indigenous people. A high tech, high spec, visual, tactile and interactive Maori Culture tour.
Tour time 4 hours, walk distance 4.5kms
Adults $97.00 per person
under 10yrs $65.00 per person
Minimum booking 2 guests, maximum 12
Larger groups please contact us well in advance so we can arrange more guides for your group
Groups 6 plus 10% discount