Caroline Bay Beach, Timaru

4.2
#1 of 6 in Beaches in Canterbury Region
Amble along Caroline Bay Beach, where a boardwalk cuts across the dunes to keep the sand out of your shoes, or take a dip in the calm, sheltered waters. Look for the park behind the beach, featuring sculptures and a bubbling fountain. A playground and skate park will keep the children entertained, and visitors of all ages may enjoy a round of mini golf. If you work up an appetite, you can find a bite to eat at one of many nearby cafes and restaurants. See Caroline Bay Beach and all Timaru has to offer by arranging your trip with our Timaru tour planner .
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  • The old adage, you get what you pay for is true here. Tested the free camping, there is a reason it’s free! Great that the community have this facility available to tourists! No shower though and not ...  more »
  • This is classes as one of the top ten beaches in New Zealand and I can quite see why - miles of clean, golden sand  more »
  • We visited Caroline Bay (road my the Port) at 9.30pm in January. We watched a beautiful sunset and then waited patiently and watched some little blue penguins some in from fishing and walk to their ne...  more »

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