Being the first mainland place in the entire world to observe the sunrise, the filming location for the popular New Zealand film ‘Whale Rider’, Eastland has immediate appeal to New Zealand’s visitors. Set among distant beaches, misty mountains, fertile farmland and appealing temples, Eastland has an untouched and refreshing ambiance.
Eastland offers a good deal in the manner of healthful outdoor activities for people who enjoy being punished by character. Te Urewera National Park, New Zealand’s third largest National Park are available at the Eastland region, providing excellent opportunities for trekking through magnificent scenery.
Eastland is not only for those people seeking to return to character; Gisborne offers people the opportunity to genuinely indulge with fine dining and wine tasting. Fine cakes, excellent Chardonnay and the Southern Hemisphere’s first commercially developed black truffles are well stocked. Gisborne is also a hotspot for customers from all around the world; legend has it in 1769 Captain Cook surfed his ship Endeavour in to Kaiti Beach.
Things to do in Eastland:
Eastland is an area of pristine all-natural beauty which lures its customers deeper in the area with fishing, hunting, swimming, surfing, biking and biking opportunities.
Visitors who love the natural world have a rare opportunity to see Eastland’s arboretums, home a huge array of shrubs and trees from throughout New Zealand and the rest of the planet.
Beautiful views across Poverty Bay could be appreciated with a Trip to the Titirangi domain and also a walk up Kaiti Hill. Te Waha-O-Rerekohu, a 600 year old pohutukawa tree, which makes it New Zealand’s oldest could be discovered at Te Araroa on the shore.
Fantastic surfing, swimming, snorkeling and fishing is seen in Mahia Beach, a beautiful small holiday village in the shore with a fantastic mixture of accommodation available.