Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Gisborne

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Gisborne. Renowned for its beaches, local tours and surfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Gisborne

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Gisborne has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gisborne Wine Centre (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Bushmere Estate (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Millton (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Kirkpatrick Estate Winery (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Gisborne

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Gisborne

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Gisborne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kaiti Hill (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Midway Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Eastwood Arboretum (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Morere Hot Springs (25.5 mi / 41 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Gisborne

Fly into Gisborne (GIS), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Gisborne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 56 holiday lettings near Gisborne. From 32 Houses to 14 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gisborne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gisborne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gisborne. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gisborne Hospital: 56 holiday lettings
  • Bushmere Estate: 56 holiday lettings
  • Kaiti Hill: 56 holiday lettings
  • Millton: 58 holiday lettings
  • Gisborne Harbour: 56 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gisborne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gisborne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 32 Houses in Gisborne. Our other popular types of Gisborne holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gisborne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Gisborne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.