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From luxury lodges to glamping experiences

Tairāwhiti is home to some incredible accommodation options - here are just some of our favourites.

Tatapouri Bay

From glamping tents to charming cabins and powered sites for RVs and campervans, Tatapouri Bay is absolute beachfront bliss located off of the Pacific Coast Highway. Just 10 minutes from Gisborne and you’ll feel like you’re a world away – with fantastic wildlife sightings of penguins, seals, dolphins and a variety of sea birds. Sun-kissed, beach hair and sand between your toes, you can simply savour the good life at Tatapouri Bay.

Tidal Waters Loglodge

Only 35 minutes north of Gisborne, Tidal Waters Loglodge provides unique accommodation for up to 24 people in a private, tranquil environment. With six bedrooms and an additional self-contained unit, this is an excellent spot for a holiday escape with family or friends. Furry friends are welcome as well!

Mahaanui Farmstay Experience

Mahaanui is your perfect hill-country farm holiday getaway. Located in the heart of beautiful Tiniroto, Mahaanui offers three private options: a River Cabin Retreat (completely off the grid for two), the Cottage, which sleeps up to 8, and the quarters, which is perfect for solo travellers or groups up to 10 people.

Naurea Homestead

This boutique bed and breakfast is a rural paradise only 15 minutes from the Gisborne town centre. Perfectly located close to wineries, Eastwoodhill Arboretum and other popular activities, this 107 year old historic homestead is rich in regional history and full of comfort.

The Blackhouse

A luxury lodge perched above the stunning shores of Wainui Beach and set on a 1000 acre working farm, the Blackhouse takes luxury accommodation to new heights. Secluded and sophisticated, this beautiful lodge is the place to indulge in holiday life. From sunrise to sunset, you can enjoy uninterrupted views of the ocean without even having to step foot outside. Although the picturesque countryside at your doorstep is perfect for a dreamy wander.

Manutuke Eco Retreat

A place so enchanting, you’ll find it hard to leave. Your own slice of paradise located 15 minutes outside of Gisborne, Manutuke Eco Retreat is luxury, lakeside glamping at its finest. Picturesque wetland surrounds, a safari-style tent, an outdoor brazier and bathtub, stand-up paddleboarding or kayaking, abundant birdlife, walking and mountain bike tracks, this secluded wonderland is a top accommodation offering to enjoy in Tairāwhiti.

Cedar House

This 4-star bed & breakfast boasts poolside digs amidst stunning gardens with rooms also offering river and city views. A historic character home located in a quiet residential neighbourhood, Cedar House is boutique accommodation with incredible hospitality just a few minutes’ walk from downtown - with cafes, restaurants and shops abound as well as the popular Gisborne Farmers Market held every Saturday morning.

Matawhero Luxury Cabins

Located next to the gorgeous rustic Matawhero Winery Cellar Door, The Matawhero Luxury Cabins offer boutique accommodation amongst the vines. There are two cabins available, each with their own unique story and style; the Noir Cabin and Blush Cabin. Each luxury cabin has their own private outdoor area, a well-appointed kitchenette and a beautiful en-suite.