Sacred mountaintops: Mount Hikurangi. Photograph / TNZ, Equipped
Final evening the Journey Guides have been handled to an insiders’ tour of the East Cape.
Giving a Kiwi twist to the TV present’s regular components, this season’s hosts are all peculiar New Zealanders who’ve been given an opportunity to see some extraordinary components of their nation.
From the slopes of sacred Maunga Hikurangi to the unbeatable Pacific seashores, the Journey Guides fitted quite a bit into their time in Tairāwhiti Gisborne. Here is what they obtained as much as on their yard Tiki Tour within the distinctive cornet of Aotearoa.
The place they stayed
Waikanae Seaside TOP 10 Vacation Park
With a reputation like TOP 10, you already know Waikanae seaside is just not your common vacation park. With each seaside entry and a heated pool, motor-camp is a good shout for surfers or a household break – simply on the sting of city.
Tirohanga Seaside Motor Camp
On the different aspect of the cape, Tirohanga seaside within the bay of A lot is your traditional kiwi campsite.
Camper rental firm Maui is your one cease store for hiring a house on the highway. Try their shoulder season offers for as much as 15 per-cent off motor-home rent.
What they did
Within the shallows of Tatapouri seaside, the stingray are common company. You possibly can see them from the shore, or d’on a pair of waders to satisfy them in particular person. Dive Tatapouri run Reef Ecology Excursions to go to the Whai Repo, who aren’t shy.
Salt Shack Surf Faculty
Gisborne’s seashores are a favorite place for surfies to hold on the East Coast. Nevertheless should you’re constructing as much as the large waves, or simply searching for a spot to check out – you might do properly to verify in with Salt Shack. Run by siblings Holly and Jay Quinn, they’ve not too long ago launched a Women surf camp for longer getaways.
East Coast Horse Treks
A household owned enterprise with a ardour for horses, operating excursions round a coastal paradise.
Horse Treks from 1 hour wanders to in a single day camps up the Kereu River.
Rere Rockslide & Falls
A pure surprise, properly well worth the 50 minute roady out of city. A spectacular waterfall smoothed right into a pure slide, many guests soar on a boogie board or simply their backsides to slip down the swimming pools beneath. Take care on the rocks and have enjoyable!