Gisborne & East Cape
Escape east away from the tourist crowds to arguably the coolest region on the North Island. You have the laidback surf city Gisborne surrounded by vineyards and beaches, while a road trip around the East Cape treats travellers to awesome sunrise spots, authentic Maori villages and gobsmackingly beautiful coastline. Seriously, you’ll be glad to have this quiet corner of New Zealand to yourself. Plan your roadie around the East Cape and Gisborne right here on New Zealand’s largest travel guide.