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 vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 vacation around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 76°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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Gisborne

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Gisborne?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 58 vacation rentals near Gisborne. From 34 Houses to 15 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gisborne for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Gisborne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gisborne. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kaiti Hill: 58 vacation rentals
  • Millton: 61 vacation rentals
  • Te Poho-o-Rawiri Meeting House: 59 vacation rentals
  • Gisborne Hospital: 59 vacation rentals
  • Gisborne Harbour: 59 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gisborne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 34 Houses in Gisborne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gisborne include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 15 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gisborne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Gisborne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.