Eastwoodhill Express | Supported
- Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Ballance Street Village, Gisborne
- Product code: EWHEX
You will be shuttled from Gisborne to Eastwoodhill Arboretum. Eastwoodhill encompasses over 131 hectares planted in exotic and native trees, shrubs and climber plantings. The collection was planted by Douglas Cook and is regarded as the largest and most comprehensive collection of Northern Hemisphere trees south of the equator. Begin your day with a walk around the magnificent gardens. Eastwoodhill walks cater for all levels of fitness and abilities, from flat tree lined paths to a steep climb up Mt Arateitei which rewards visitors with glorious views of the arboretum and the surrounding countryside. All walks are clearly signposted and maps are available from the Visitors Centre.
When you are ready, get on your bike, prepare for a change of pace as you head down Ngatapa Hill, an exhilarating downhill. Wind your way back to Gisborne through the productive Poverty Bay Flats, home to quality vineyards and wineries. Enjoy a vineyard platter and wine tasting at one of our lovely Gisborne cellar doors.
This tour offers easy riding and you will travel +/- 35 kilometers.
What to bring: Comfortable riding clothes, sunscreen, sunglasses, a fleece or jacket & water.
What’s included: We provide transfer from our office and entrance to Eastwoodhill. Vineyard lunch and wine tasting, bikes, helmets and panniers.
What you can add on:
- A guide for the day
- Jeep/walking tours at Eastwoodhill
*contact us to enquire about our group rates