DURATION: 2 Full Days including 2-nights accommodation and flights to Gisborne (when available)
GUEST NUMBERS: Up to 100 pax
Gisborne is the first city in the world to greet the sun each morning, and it has a reputation for great food, wine, and surf beaches. As the unofficial ‘Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand', Gisborne has a comprehensive wine trail leading to boutique wineries.
Kaiti Beach is the site of Captain Cook's first landing in New Zealand (9 October 1769); nearby is picturesque Te Poho O Rawiri Marae. If you're interested in Māori culture, Gisborne is an essential port of call on your itinerary – old traditions are still evident in many parts of the city. Oral history records Titirangi (Kaiti) Hill as the point of arrival for the migratory waka (canoe), Horouta, which brought the first Māori to the area
Discover the Short-tail stingrays (Whai), Eagle Rays, and other reef dwellers that residue on the Reef at Tatapouri. Get up close and personal with these majestic creatures with our guided Reef Ecology Tour. Come and experience a unique marine experience and take away lasting memories.
An hour-long ride that takes you through the vineyards and spectacular countryside of the Gisborne plains, crossing the 500 m long Waipaoa Bridge and back. Suitable for all levels of fitness, this is a chance to try Gisborne's unique rail biking experience.
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Included 2 nights – Emerald Hotel based on a Standard Suite Room overlooking Gisborne City
In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, Emerald Hotel provides a spa tub and a fitness centre. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. A business center is on-site at this 4.5-star property. This luxury hotel also offers multilingual staff, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Complimentary self-parking is available on site. Emerald Hotel is a smoke-free property.
Included daily buffet breakfast
Included first night – Dinner at Central Fire Station Bistro based on a 3-course meal (beverages client's own account)
Transfers included to and from Gisborne airport.
We can arrange all flights within New Zealand to Gisborne where required. (not included in per person costs)
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PRICE PER PERSON: (On application - subject to availability)