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Caroline Bay Beach

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Address: Hilton Highway, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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love it here :)

nice place to take the family or friends good play ground for the kids :) nice place for a walk or a nice hot day in the sun

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Glenavy, New Zealand
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Glenavy, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

nice place to take the family or friends good play ground for the kids :) nice place for a walk or a nice hot day in the sun

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Timaru, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always something to do here, good for walks from town to the beach as well as along the beach. Good swimming when the waves are there.

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Thank Anita v
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must to visit if you are in Timaru. Great outlook and heaps to do. Carnival was lots of fun and very reasonable for the rides, our 4 year old had an amazing time! We had a great time at the playground. Beach is pretty spectacular!

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice clean and tidy beach in a sheltered by making it safe for all to use, Easy to park and you can walk into/from town

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Great beach and lots of family activity. Best swim beach in New Zealand. Has a scooter/skate rink which the kids loved. Great big slide

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Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

People gathered from 8pm to see the Small Blue Pengin, the smallest in the world. Most of the Penguins had fledged and none were visible or arrived on the crest of a wave, so around 9.45pm we decided to leave when my husband spotted a young penguin waiting for his parents to arrive with his tea, Perseverance paid off!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Looked to be a beautiful beach and a good boardwalk around. Lots of people making use of the facilities. Even if not swimming worth a visit.

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Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

voted in top ten beach in new zealand, plenty of beach for everyone , bbq and picnic areas, plenty of park for the kids, skate park. a very beautiful and safe place to take the kids. board walk the length of the bay among the grasses and penguins to view when the come up to there nesting areas.. so plenty... More 

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Worcestershire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Nice spot for a beach walk. Some very moving memorials . Rose garden was in need of some looking after.

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We walk at a sunny day. The water were blue , the sea was amazing. It is easy walk , that took us 45 min. There were many people at the beach and in the picnic area.

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