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.

Where to stay around Timaru, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 12 vacation rentals near Timaru. From 8 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Timaru for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Houses in Timaru?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 8 Houses in Timaru. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Timaru include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Timaru?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 10 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Timaru. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.