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   www.saltshacksurfschool.com

Surf Lessons Gisborne & Surfboard Hire   www.newwavenz.com 

Blitz Surf Shop   www.blitzsurf.co.nz 

Surfing with Sarah   www.surfingwithsarah.co.nz

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World Class Wineries

​​Matawhero Wines   www.matawhero.co.nz

Bushmere Estate   www.bushmerevines.co.nz

Millton Vineyards & Winery   www.millton.co.nz

Wrights Winery   www.wrightswines.co.nz

Bridge Estate   www.bridgeestate.co.nz

Gisborne Wine Centre   www.gisbornewinecentre.co.nz

Sunshine Brewing Company   www.sunshinebrewing.co.nz

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   www.motutrails.co.nz

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.

AstroTours   www.gisborneastrotours.com
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   www.eastwoodhill.org.nz

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

East Coast Museum of Technology   www.ecmot.org.nz

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   www.cyclegisborne.com 

Bike & E-Bike Hire, specialising in Rere & Motu Trails adventures

Gisborne Railbike Adventures   www.railbikes.nz

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.
 

Lakes Waikaremoana & Waikareiti   

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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   www.divetatapouri.com

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

Cooks Cove Walkway                                 

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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   https://tolagabay.nz

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

Touchwood Fishing Charters www.touchwoodfishingchartersgisborne.co.nz

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