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Geraldine

Geraldine

Geraldine Information Centre
  • Kiwi Country Complex, Cnr Waihi Tace & Jollie St, Geraldine.

  • +64 3 693 1101

  • geraldineinforcentre@kiwicountry.co.nz

Travel Information (approximate times)

Timaru: 35m
Christchurch: 2h
Queenstown: 4h 15m
Dunedin: 3h
Tekapo: 1h 5m
Aoraki Mt Cook Village: 2h 25m

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Geraldine

Geraldine is a charming boutique village with a population of around 2,300 just 30 minutes’ drive north west of Timaru and on the Inland Scenic Route between Christchurch, Aoraki/Mt Cook and Queenstown.

A wonderful village atmosphere and community spirit radiates here. Friendly and welcoming with access to great jobs, schools and support services Geraldine is surrounded by rugged landscapes and outdoor pursuits second to none.

Discover Geraldine

Spoilt for choice, you’ll find a huge range of activities including white water rafting, walking tracks, river fishing, golf, horse trekking, art galleries, cafes, gourmet local produce, brewery, markets and boutique shopping just a few of the many things that are uniquely Geraldine.

Native Bush Walks

Waihi River, Peel Forest, Talbot Forest, Pioneer Park and Rangitata valley scenic walks amongst native bush, birdsong and ancient trees - from riverside strolls to challenging hikes.

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Markets

Geraldine farmers market every Saturday morning from October to April, plus a unique Craft Market every weekend (weather permitting) from 8.30-3.30pm at the Geraldine Domain in Cox St. Geraldine Arts & Plants festival every November for over 30 consecutive years.

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Art Scene

A vibrant art scene with boutique studios, galleries and design stores. Many accomplished artists have chosen Geraldine as their home. There is also a very strong Academy of Performance & Arts.

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Museums

Step back in time, learn the history of the township, vintage car & machinery museum, a specialist lace making museum, aviation at Rangitata Aerodrome, – all in and around Geraldine.

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Go Geraldine

Find out more about Go Geraldine, the organization that helps to keep Geraldine the vibrant, successful and busy place that visitors and locals love.

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Geraldine Domain

Centrally located between Cox & Talbot Streets, the Geraldine Domain occupies 11.5 hectares of mature trees and open spaces, community swimming pool, playground and pavilion for community enjoyment.

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Geraldine Businesses

Expect the unexpected in Geraldine, where some of New Zealand’s leading businesses, food producers and exporters call home, contributing to a strong local and national economy.

Featured Events

So much to see and do here. Find out What’s On or add your own South Canterbury event.

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