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Caroline Bay Beach

Hilton Highway, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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Beautiful water front

For this small size town Timaru, this Caroline beach water front and walkway blends beautifully... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
santo t
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Auckland, New Zealand
Great day out

If you want to have a nice walk or take the kids to the park, then this is the place. There is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
342gavinv
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (35 reviews)
“paddling pool” (19 reviews)
“bird aviary” (9 reviews)
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Hilton Highway, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For this small size town Timaru, this Caroline beach water front and walkway blends beautifully with adjacent busy port at one side as well as busy State Highway 1 at the distance behind the park. Nice place for anybody, white sand, people play beach volley,...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to have a nice walk or take the kids to the park, then this is the place. There is a cute little train for the kids near the ice cream shop and a great beach for young families.

Thank 342gavinv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is sheltered, with super soft white-ish sand. There's a nice boardwalk and lots to do for the kids, big and small. There's even a small Little Blue Penguin colony (go after dark, best viewpoint is up on the path, by the road, looking...More

Thank AucklandPiwis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place, beach, rides, bird aviary , wheel chair able boardwalk, toilets on beach front slight gradient on beach so safe for all ages.

1  Thank WilsonFamilyNz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Caroline Bay is incredible! Seals, penguins, an amazing beach, beautiful scenery really couldn't ask for more! Well worth a stop, great for a day trip, picnic or stay the night in self contained Campervan. A lot of effort has gone into creating this awesome place!...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Nice place to have our lunch, we actually sat in the gardens before the beach, very clean and tidy. Nice setting and definitely a place to visit.

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 18 September 2017

So much to do for all the family - Aviary, playground, paddling pool, rose garden, war memorial and walkways.

1  Thank 0859janet123
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach with a great park with heaps to do. Cool stuff for kids and great board walk through the dunes.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The beach are breathtaking & located at port.. stop overnight at free campervan camping site provided before heading to CHC. So far so good & safe! Basic toilet & dump station facilities provided.

Thank sfarisah
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Take a walk along the board walk and enjoy the view of the sea side areas and a look towards the town .... good for any day although take a jacket if bad weather looks like happening

Thank cruzee2017
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Andrew A
22 May 2016|
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Response from OVERSZ | Reviewed this property |
Yes. its all to do with extra sand arriving on the beach. It being sheltered by the harbour breakwater the sand settles there rather than being swept north
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