Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Timaru

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

Natural highlights

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 centre:

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

Transport options to and around Timaru

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

Where to stay near Timaru?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12 holiday rentals near Timaru. From 8 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Timaru for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Timaru?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 8 Houses in Timaru. Our other popular types of Timaru holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Timaru?

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