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Gisborne is the place for adventure—surfing, swimming, white water rafting, horse trekking, jet boating, trout fishing, quad biking, deep-sea fishing and more...

Gisborne Activity Highlights Overview

Gisborne is a popular tourist destination, surrounded by ocean and beautiful white-sand beaches. Relax on a beach, swim between the flags, surf the incredible surf breaks or take a charter fishing trip to the outer reefs.

The surf here is internationally famous—ideal for learners and professionals alike.

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Adventure Activities

Image Source: Tourism New Zealand. Surfing Gisborne, Eastland, New Zealand
Surfing, Gisborne
Eastland
Photographer: Ian Trafford
(www.iantraffordphotos.com)

You can be daring in Gisborne, or you can just pull up a chair and sip the local wine.

  • Swim with Blue and Mako sharks in a specially designed snorkeling cage
  • Go surfing — a local surf guide will take you to where the waves are
  • Visit the wineries — Gisborne is recognised as the Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand
  • Catch a fishing charter — experience the great sea fishing that Eastland is famous for
  • Trout fishing in outlying rivers — grab a guide and hit the riverbank
  • Saddle up and go horse trekking over farmland trails and along beaches

Other activities include:

  • Tramping
  • Hunting
  • White water rafting
  • Canoeing, kayaking
  • Golfing
  • Yachting
  • Freedom camping
  • Quad biking
  • Diving

Gisborne Accommodation

Gisborne is a popular tourist destination and offers a wide range of accommodation options:

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