Eastwoodhill Arboretum

Eastwoodhill Arboretum


3 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

19 Gisborne

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Autumn colour
Looking to the sky
Eastwoodhill is a great spot for families.


A little known NZ gem. Regarded as the most comprehensive collection of Northern Hemisphere trees south of the equator. But that statement doesn't do it justice.

You can feel the thought, heart and care from many generations that has gone into Eastwoodhill when you wander within its grounds.

- Guided tours, dinners, events, meetings and conferences.
- 25km of tracks, 15,000 trees/shrubs, some rare species.
- Accommodation, catering, children's activities.
- POP stop and overnight stay for self contained campervans available.


Feature Value Info


North IslandTairāwhiti GisborneGisborne


  • Gardens
  • Walking
  • Scenic Attractions

Open To The Public

Open daily 9am - 5pm


Xavier Bistodeau's avatar

Xavier Bistodeau


Ranking: 5/10

Lovely walk during a sunny day. Lots of mature and exotic trees. Nice lookout.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Julian Roots

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Pleasant stop off if you are passing, not sure I would go a long way out of the way to visit this. It is a long way off the beaten track. Strange also to be visiting a collection from the Northern hemisphere, having just come from the Northern hemisphere. Still a very pleasant walk in the woods. Visitor centre was excellent and you there is overnight accomodation available as well. The huge ball of marble suspended by water pressure was fascinating.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Cymen Crick

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Even if you don't particularly like trees, Eastwoodhill Arboretum is one of NZ's hidden treasures. So much thought and effort has been put into this place. And it shows.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

DOC Managed

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Nick Morrison

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