Trees and Vines
Beautiful places, wonderful food and wine – all in the relaxed vibe of Gisborne. Weekends away don’t get better than this! Welcome to the region of Tairāwhiti Gisborne.
Start your Saturday with home baking like grandma used to make it, macadamia nut butters and real raw honey, and a whole lot of seasonal fruit and veg all available at the Gisborne Farmers Market.
Venture out to one (or more) of Gisborne’s’ many cellar doors. As one of New Zealand’s oldest wine-making regions, we have something for everyone, from Chardonnay to Chenin Blanc and Viognier. This is great way to spend an afternoon before checking out one of the best local dining experiences Gisborne has to offer.
Enjoy a slow start to this morning and grab brekky at one of Gisborne cities mouth-watering cafes. Flagship Eatery is a great choice for a long leisurely breakfast where you can tuck into fresh scones, homemade crumpets and much more. Or pop over to the quaint little café that is Curbside Kitchen based in Ballance Street Village for some delectable little treats.
Make your way to Eastwoodhill Arboretum for a scenic drive to New Zealand’s National Arboretum. An off the beaten track natural wonderland, this is the place for some serious forest bathing. Wander across 131 hectares of peaceful surrounds, lush gardens, majestic trees, and walking trails. You’ll also find a café serving delicious scones, slices and coffee – a wonderful place to lose track of time.