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Spectacular Views

Great place to go for a walk & enjoy the stunning views of Gisborne from up high. Also a some great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Great views

Great spot to walk to see views of Gisborne interesting history that as a New Zealander I never... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Olivia D
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“short drive”(2 reviews)
“james cook”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kaiti Beach Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to go for a walk & enjoy the stunning views of Gisborne from up high. Also a some great historical things to see.

Thank rabble1
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great spot to walk to see views of Gisborne interesting history that as a New Zealander I never knew about so at 39 I’ve learnt something about nz I never knew

Thank Olivia D
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Took a tour around this area with a long-time local. Fascinating history. Interesting views: second world war bunker, timber yards and of course the town. Three rivers including the shortest river in the world.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 12 April 2018

First of all you drive through the industrial portside and past some government slum then wind your way up the hill to the lookout. From up here you can't see how the logging industry has polluted the waterways and littered the beaches. On a clear...More

Thank RoseB2958
Reviewed 2 March 2018

It is just outside town and well worth a drive to the top for a good view. The road round to the beach was disappointing, unless you are looking to walk all the way up.

Thank SallyannWirral
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We walked up from the city. In places it was a little challenging though manageable for people of average fitness. There are lots of little areas to explore. You are able to access the area by road also

Thank MJGx2
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

It is only a 5minute drive from the citu centre. The lookout has just about 365degree views. You can see most of the city and the ocean looks beautiful from here.

Thank arnold1aaron
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We were struggling to get an idea of the layout of the area and decided that a trip to the viewing point was in order. The approach road is a bit twisty but well worth the effort. The panoramic views from the viewing point were...More

1  Thank neil1342014
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic view of Gisborne. My husband particularly like the view over the port. They were loading logs and he watched them for ages. Kids we busy taking photos. Cool playground halfway up. Really cool walk if you have the time, otherwise you can drive to...More

Thank Aussie20142014
Reviewed 28 December 2017

A beautiful sunny day in Gisborne, best place to see the great view from Sponge Bay to Waikanae Beach. Six wedding cars (one group) came to the lookout for their wedding photos.

Thank Vivie313
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