From 50 USD is the minimal price of hotels in the city. 75 USD is considered to be the average price in the city.
Also, there is a large number of museums to choose from. The closest to the central district is considered to be the Waimate Museum & Archives, situated 255 meters away. There are quite a lot of restaurants and cafes in Waimate city, which serve dishes of the local cuisine, among the popular dishes is pavlova.
Timaru Airport is situated a 1 hour 40 minutes trip by car away from the central district of the city.
The Square park and will be excellent places to rest in the fresh air. To the neighboring city Otaio the distance is 38 minutes trip on public transport.