Caroline Bay Beach, Timaru

4.3
#1 of 7 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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  • We have been to Timaru many times before but never walked onto the beach from the car parking area on Virtue Av. We had some time to kill and it was a sunny afternoon. It was very pleasant along the b...  more »
  • Great place to visit. Awesome to see so many penguins making a home here and the occasional seal visit.  more »
  • This sandy beach is the top 10 beach in New Orleans. It is characterized by a steep gradient. Blue eye Goose and seals are not available in this evening. Interested visitors can come here and see!!!
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