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Timaru & Reserve Walks

Explore central Timaru by foot and learn about the rich history of old Moa, rail and quarry sites. The Centennial Park Reserve and Central Timaru Historic Walk offer a great overview of the seaside town.

Centennial Park Reserve

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Duration of walk: Various lengths (shared cycle/walkway)

Start location: Claremont Road entry point (there are a number of other starting points )

Key Highlights:

  • Moa bone site
  • Old rail tracks
  • Historic quarry sites

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Central Timaru Historic Walk

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Duration of walk: 30 minutes
Start location: Timaru Visitor Centre – 2 George Street, Timaru

Key Highlights:

  • Landing Service Building
  • Royal Arcade
  • St Marys Church

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