Getting around Tairāwhiti 101
How do you get around Gisborne and explore the East Cape? Whether you are travelling by bus, rental car, or taxi, we’ve got you covered.
Explore flourishing street art and fantastic sea wall murals, the extraordinary Tupapa Heritage trail or step onboard an authentic Māori waka (carved canoe) experience at the Inner Harbour – everything is within reach in central Gisborne.
With boutique shops, tasty eateries, amazing coffee spots, breweries and wine tasting, it’s easy to spend a day of discovery in Gisborne powered by your own two feet or by bike.
Bike hires (including e-bikes) are available from the CBD for outings further afield such as the 6 km cycle walkway to Wainui Beach.
Vintage train excursions to Muriwai aboard the Gisborne Steam Engine Vintage Train begins from the Esplanade to whisk you away through stunning seaside and East Coast rural landscape.