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Great views - overlooking the bay

Time : 1 hour. Vehicle access to Lookout.

Reef Ecology Tour with Stingrays

Looking to the sky

Regarded as the most comprehensive collection of Northern Hemisphere trees south of the equator.

Gisborne i-SITE front view

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GIS Cycle Tours

A fun way to explore the Gisborne region

Dropping down the face of the wave

Avoid Camping Fines!

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Ride the Railway on Bikes between Gisborne and Wairoa

Time: 1 hour return

Looking down Makarori beach to headland & hill walk

Time: 30 mins return

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Camping NZ App

Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

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5.6 km return | 3 hours return

Tree Huggers

approx 1 km return | 30 minutes - 1 hour return

5 km one-way | 2 hours 30 minutes one-way

Slides, a flying fox, climbing frames, trampolines and more at the Gisborne Botanical Gardens playground.

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The Gisborne waterfront was like a beacon for early Maori and European explorers. Just 5 mins from the city, retrace history and walk to where the first pacific waka and Captain Cook's ship the Endeavour first made landfall at NZ.


Whataupoko Reserve

Mountain Biking

Whataupoko Reserve

Mountain Biking

Waka Voyagers Tairawhiti

Sailing Experience

  • Swimming
  • Public Toilets
  • Free