local attractions of Timaru

Location: Timaru, New Zealand

Timaru is situated on the main coastal road between Christchurch and Dunedin.

  • 197km north of Dunedin
  • 164km south of Christchurch
  • 203km east of Aoraki/Mt Cook
  • 330km north-east of Queenstown
  • 104km to Lake Tekapo
  • 84km north of Oamaru


Your Hosts:
Jane and Bill Lapthorn

Address: 7-9 Princes St,
Timaru, New Zealand
(also entrance off King St)

03 688 4455

03 688 6698


0800 807 750

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Timaru Motor Lodge has spacious and modernised family units which will make an enjoyable stay while you take in our attractions. All units are quiet, restful and sunny. There is a short drive to cafés, bars, restaurants, recreational and sporting facilities. It is a short walking distance to the hospital and Timaru Gardens. While in Timaru you can enjoy Caroline Bay, Aigantighe Art Gallery or the Te Ana Maori Rock Art Centre.