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Beautiful Beaches

Gisborne has a variety of world class beaches to suit everyone. Perfect for playing, swimming, surfing, basking and strolling along while taking in the views.

Take a Surf Lesson while you’re here:

Salt Shack Surf School

Surf Lessons Gisborne & Surfboard Hire 

Blitz Surf Shop 

Surfing with Sarah

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World Class Wineries

​​Matawhero Wines

Bushmere Estate

Millton Vineyards & Winery

Wrights Winery

Bridge Estate

Gisborne Wine Centre

Sunshine Brewing Company

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Adventure Tourism

Rere Rockslide

Top of the A List for adrenaline junkies worldwide. Previously an unknown local taonga - Rere Rockslide went viral on YouTube a few years ago and is now a global sensation! Even if you're not so keen on flying down the slide yourself  - it's always worth a visit to watch the thrill seekers.


Rere Falls

Take one of our delicious picnic hampers up to Rere Falls for a relaxing lunch by the falls. It's also  a great swimming spot in summer.

Rere & Motu Trails

For an epic Mountain Bike Adventure go ride the beautiful and picturesque Rere Trails. We can arrange bike/E-bike hire for you, and we can deliver you to the trailhead free of charge.

Unlock the mysteries of the southern skies in Aotearoa with John Drummond - one of NZ's leading astronomers. Far from light pollution and under the dark skies of Patutahi, Gisborne Astro Tours is a unique and memorable experience for all ages. John will take you on a tour of our solar system from his own backyard in Patutahi - one of NZ's best locations to view the clear night sky without any light pollution


Eastwoodhill Arboretum

We can pack you a delicious picnic to eat amongst the beautiful trees at New Zealand’s National Arboretum.

East Coast Museum of Technology

Take a stroll down memory lane and discover NZ's best Museum. An absolute treasure trove of items from kitchen utensils to firetrucks and farm machinery . You won't be disappointed!


Cycle Gisborne 

For Bike & E-Bike Hire, specialising in Rere & Motu Trails adventures see Katrina for a great deal.

Gisborne Railbike Adventures

A truly unique tandem cycle experience in Tairāwhiti Gisborne, using non-operating railway lines.

Patutahi Golf Club   Ph: 06 862 7789

Enjoy a round of golf at this great 9 hole course. We have a complimentary set of golf clubs available for our guests.

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Take a wilderness hike in one of NZ's most beautiful rainforests. Day or multi-day hiking options are available   

To  the Coast…

Stingray Feeding

Interact with Wild Short Tail Stingrays, Eagle Rays and other reef dwellers in their natural habitat.

Cooks Cove Walkway                         

Tolaga Bay Walk to where Captain Cook and his crew landed in 1769 and stayed for 3 months resupplying his ship and surveying NZ’s flora and fauna as part of his circumnavigation of New Zealand.


Tolaga Bay Wharf

Historic 660 metre wharf with glorious views of the bay. Easy walk.


Tolaga Bay Cashmere Company

While at Tolaga Bay, pop in and see Trish, who runs NZ's premier supplier of world class cashmere knitwear and they have a seconds shop on site!

Touchwood Fishing Charters

For Gisborne Accommodation.. look no further.

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