Gisborne region experience
Beaches, rivers, lakes, and mountains
- Beaches - Wainui, Makorori, Waikanae. Sun, swimming, surfing.
Gisborne has 6 protected surf breaks
- Walks/Hiking - city, coastal, rural and bush walks, including historic and scenic walks.
Glen will guide these if required.
- Visit historic sites such as Captain Cook's landing place, Young Nick's statue.
- Explore the Coast - within an hour's drive of Gisborne visitors can explore Mahia Peninsula in the south, and the East Coast to the North.
- Maori Marae, and meeting houses.
- Soak in the Morere hot mineral pools.
- 30 minutes north is Tolaga Bay - walk on the Wharf (the longest wharf in New Zealand)
- Swim and/or snorkel at the Marine Reserve at Pouawa.
- Golf - The Poverty Bay Golf Club is one of the finest historic links courses in the country.
- Fresh water fishing - Gisborne offers world class trout fishing; guided trips available on request
- Art Galleries -Tairawhiti Museum and Art Gallery; Toihoukura (Maori Art); Paul Nache Gallery
- Winery and Vineyard visits & tours
- Feed stingrays in the wild
- Sea fishing and diving
- Scenic flights
- Cafes and restaurants
Glen and Kim are happy to help plan your itinerary