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Tairāwhiti Gisborne is the perfect region for your clients when looking to book the ultimate New Zealand Experience. From coastline to culture, amazing wine through to a range of unique experiences along the way. Let us help craft the perfect itinerary for your clients when visiting our special part of the world.


We are always open and willing to provide agent training whether that be in person or online so they understand the lay of the land, the different experiences on offer & also including some hidden gems to itineraries. Feel free to reach out to [email protected] and share a bit more about your clients so we can tailor a training to suit. 


Itinerary Assistance

We understand that the Tairāwhiti Region isn’t clear cut, and travellers who travel to our region are looking to get off the beaten track and with that comes with some questions. Prior to or during your itinerary creation feel free to reach out and ask any questions along the way ( even where to buy the best pie) and we’ll be more than happy to help. For itinerary inspiration check out this page which has a range of itinerary idea’s travelling North & South, including just Gisborne and or Highway 35.  


Trade Events

We try and get out and about as much as possible showcasing our wonderful region at a range of travel trade events both on-shore and off-shore. You’ll find us every April alongside our Explore Central North Island Partners at the eXplore Show ( usually mid-late April) and also at TRENZ. Where possible we like to join forces with Tourism New Zealand and showcase our region off-shore.

What makes Tairāwhiti Gisborne Unique for your clients?

  • We are the first region in the world to see the sunrise! Now that’s pretty special...
  • We are home to Highway 35 – Ultimate Kiwi Road Trip
  • Unique experiences such as Stingray Encounters, Railbikes, & also some of New Zealand's best surf breaks 
  • We are the 3rd largest producer of Grapes in the country – so you’ll find plenty of amazing wine throughout the region.
  • We have a longest Wharf in New Zealand. The Tolaga Bay Wharf was Built in 1929.  Enjoy a leisurely walk down the 660m wharf and marvel at the surrounding cliffs & bay.

 Regional Tips & Tricks:

  • Direct 1hr flights from Auckland to Gisborne – 6-7 flights a day
  • Direct 1hr flight from Wellington – Gisborne – 6-7 flights a day
  • We have a range of rental car services available for pick up’s / drop off’s in Gisborne – so start or end your clients journey in Tairāwhiti Gisborne taking in our stunning beaches, unique activities and relaxed nature.
  • For time poor clients who still want to experience the beauty of Gisborne – we suggest 2-3 nights in region – either flying in or out, departing and driving South to Hawkes Bay ( 3hrs away) or inland via the Waioeka Gorge to Whakatane or Rotorua (2.5hrs, 3.5hrs)
  • For clients who want to experience it all – we suggest 2 nights in Gisborne followed by 2 nights around the East Coast – ending their journey in Ōpōtiki or Whakatane. For the ultimate East Coast experience we suggest a 4-5 night itinerary.