perfectly located motel directly opposite the Caroline BayCaroline Bay Timaru

Location: Timaru, New Zealand

Situated on the corner of the Main Road and Wai-iti Road, opposite Caroline Bay, you will have no trouble finding us.

Timaru is situated on the main coastal road between Christchurch and Dunedin. It is well situated to be a base from which to set about investigating the wealth of things to see and do in this region.

Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge is situated close to the City Centre of Timaru and has a spectacular outlook over Caroline Bay.


  • 196km north of Dunedin
  • 164km south of Christchurch
  • 202km east of Aoraki/Mt Cook
  • 332km north east of Queenstown
  • 104km to Lake Tekapo
  • 84km north of Oamaru
  • 10km from airport and Levels Raceway, 6km from Racecourse

At our doorstep is Caroline Bay. Holidaymakers have been flocking to this stretch of sandy, safe beach for more than 100 years. This seaside haven retains some of its traditional Edwardian flavour with promenades, playgrounds and picnic areas. Its long-running annual Christmas/New Year carnival continues to draw visitors from throughout New Zealand and beyond for family days of entertainment and fairground rides.

The Bay area also boasts the Trevor Griffith Rose Garden, the Piazza, the Soundshell, mini-golf, junior playground, paddling pool, skate park and of course a safe sandy beach.