The city center is just up the road, only a 15min walk or 5min drive. There are many restaurants, cafés, bars and shops. Supermarkets are a 6min drive.
The Intercity Bus is a 5min walk, Gisborne Airport is a 10min drive, there is a petrol station in a 5min drive.
Epic surf spot "The Midway Pipe" is a 10min walk. Its a sandy, beach break with one main peak offering both right and left handers, or there are a couple of other smaller peaks further down the beach. For beginners straight out the front of your apartment at Waikanae Beach / Roberts Road is perfect, especially for longboarding.
Eastwoodhill Arboretum is the National Arboretum of New Zealand and encompasses over 131 hectares planted in exotic and native trees, shrubs and climber plantings.
Dive Tatapouri is famous for its interactive reef tour with wild stingrays, eagle rays and other reef dwellers, and its idyllic snorkelling experience with wild stingrays in their natural environment.
Waka Voyagers Tairāwhiti offers three unique and unforgettable Māori experiences for you to discover. Choose from cultural, sailing and group charters – all three aboard their traditional Māori Waka Hourua.
Gisborne's independent, art-house cinema situated in the Poverty Bay Club's Dome Room. Fully licensed, with drinks and food available from the 1874 Café.
New Zealand's oldest independent brewery. The entire brewing process can be viewed from their taproom located at the brewery while sampling their beers. 5mins walk away.
Poverty Bay Golf Club
Nationally ranked, the course is often host to championship events. The narrow, undulating fairways and large, well bunkered greens are praised by the country's top golfers.The greens are considered up with the best in New Zealand. Less than a 5min drive.
Kaiti Hill is renown as a great walk or running spot. Simply follow the boardwalk around to the wharf and follow the tracks up the hill. Here you'll find exercise equipment and spectacular views over Gisborne.
The Gisborne Railbike Adventure
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!
Gisborne City Vintage Railway
Wa165 is the only remaining Wa class train which was built in Hillside workshops in 1897 in Dunedin, New Zealand. Now Wa165 is retired but comes out for special steam trips and excursions for you and your families out in the sun. What makes our steam trips so special is the travel across the airport (the only one in the southern hemisphere).
Rere Falls Reserve provides plenty of open space for picnicking, swimming and enjoying the surroundings of the picturesque Rere Falls. It's a popular visitor destination over summer. About 2km up the road from Rere Falls you'll find the Rere Rockslide. Slide down the 60m water slide on a boogie board, tyre tube or air mattress – popular for those who like a bit of risk and adventure.
At Peppers you can take in spectacular views while enjoying breakfast or watch the sun go down over dinner, whichever way you enjoy it the passion for food here is evident in this local inspired Cuisine. 10mins walk away on the beachfront.
The Rivers is Gisborne's "local", with the true Irish flavour. Family-friendly with a well priced menu with generous portions. Gisborne's only Beer Master. 20mins walk along the boardwalk.
The Wharf Bar & Grill sits overlooking the beautiful Gisborne Inner Harbour. Relax and unwind for the evening in the large alfresco dining area while watching the sun set over the harbour. 20mins walk along the boardwalk.
The sun-drenched deck has a spectacular view of the beautiful marina – you can dine el-fresco too, and it is a wonderful place to enjoy a drink and a yarn after work in the Gissy heat. 20mins walk along the boardwalk.