Gisborne Attractions and Activities
Gisborne has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Gisborne.
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Mobile-friendly - Eastwoodhill Arboretum, the National Arboretum of NZ, encompasses 131 hectares of exotic and native trees, shrubs and climber plantings. Visitor services include a natural adventure playground, walking trails for all levels of fitness, the nationally significant Homestead Garden, accommodation, guided tours, function venue and catering services. Eastwoodhill Arboretum is a top visitor destination in Gisborne attracting over 8,000 visitors annually.
Experience an amazing new cycling adventure on the very scenic 90 kilometres of coastal railway between Gisborne and Wairoa. A totally unique tandem cycle that allows you to pedal side-by-side along the actual rails! Choose between one or 2-day rides. Must-do trail experience for all outdoor enthusiasts.
Mobile-friendly - The Haurata experience is perfect for family holidays, walking groups or adventurous travellers. Two accommodation types available: The luxurious Farm House and the Backpacker Cottage. Both provide everything you'll need. Enjoy some of the best views of Gisborne and its hinterland on our Haurata Walks. There are short walks and long walks available. Experience the best of New Zealand.
Set in a tranquil location amongst 100–year old trees on the 40 hectares of Showgrounds Park, this Qualmark-rated camp has appeal throughout the year unmatched by any other. Only minutes from Gisborne City and beaches, the Camp offers basic cabins, on-site caravans, and both powered and non-powered camp sites in shady seclusion or wide open spaces.
It's fast, it's furious, it's family entertainment and it's at a track near you. Fast paced racing, huge hits, bikes with no brakes, demolition derby's, fireworks - Speedway in NZ is an action packed event for everyone! With 24 race tracks across the country - enjoy the exhilaration that only Speedway provides, throughout the summer season (Oct-April).
Mobile-friendly - Wairata is a vast remote mountainous wilderness within easy reach of Rotorua. Few places can match the unique natural setting, the 5,000-acre farm is adjacent to the Urewera National Park, one of the largest untouched stretches of native forest left in the North Island of our beautiful country New Zealand.
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