Explore Inland Route 72, North of Geraldine

Staying in Geraldine and keen to explore the wider area?  Or, heading north from Geraldine and keen to find out about onward destinations? Depending on your point of view, Geraldine marks either the beginning or end of Inland Scenic Route 72.  This route encapsulates the quintessential Kiwi country drive taking in four very distinct districts and offering a taste of […]

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Explore the Wider Timaru District

The picturesque town of Geraldine offers plenty of activities – both energetic and leisurely for holiday makers and travellers.  It is also the perfect place to stay while enjoying all that the Timaru District has to offer.  Check out the best bits of the District to make your visit to Geraldine even more memorable. Timaru:  With a rich history as […]

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Historic Homesteads and Gardens to Visit

The district of Geraldine has a proud pioneering history, with many families still retaining strong ties to the land settled by their forefathers more than 150 years ago.  To take a step back in time and learn more about this past you’ll find plenty of information at the interesting Geraldine Historical Museum and by visiting some of the original homesteads […]

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Rides in and around Geraldine

Cycling is a great way to see the sites, and experience the countryside. Not only can you see the world at your own pace, but you can easily bring some friends along to enjoy the experience. With its mix of flat plains and hills, Geraldine offers some great biking country, whatever your level. From mountain bike tracks to on-road rides, […]

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Walks in and around Geraldine

From a relaxed riverside stroll, hidden just steps from the bustling town centre, to challenging hikes through native forest, Geraldine has plenty to offer walkers of all levels. The riverside walk, located right in the heart of Geraldine, winds its way along the Waihi River taking in Rhododendron Dell, magnificent in spring, as well as a small oasis of native […]

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Geocaching in Geraldine

eocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.”  www.geocaching.com This fun, free game that swept the world started back in 2000 when American Dave Ulmer decided to test new technology which brought pinpoint accuracy to global […]

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Ice Skating at Staveley

Visit one of the last remaining natural ice skating spots in the country at Staveley.  This is a great way to experience skating the old fashioned way.  Skates for hire and CASH only entry. Check our our article about all the great winter activities to be found around the district using Geraldine as a base.  

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