Destination guide

Travel to friendly Gisborne

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Gisborne. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its shopping and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Gisborne

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Gisborne a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Woodend Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Goonawarra Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Hanging Rock Winery (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Galli Estate Winery (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Curly Flat Winery (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Lancefield Golf Club (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Gisborne

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Gisborne. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Macedon Regional Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Galaxy Land (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Woodend Children's Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Hanging Rock Reserve (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Lancefield Park (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Woodlands Historic Park (17 mi / 27.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Gisborne

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), the closest airport, located 18.6 mi (30 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is 23.3 mi (37.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Gisborne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 43 holiday rentals near Gisborne. From 15 Houses to 6 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gisborne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gisborne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Gisborne. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gisborne Peak Winery: 119 holiday rentals
  • Hanging Rock Reserve: 125 holiday rentals
  • Flemington Racecourse: 2,476 holiday rentals
  • Moonee Valley Racecourse: 2,472 holiday rentals
  • Royal Melbourne Showgrounds: 2,498 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gisborne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gisborne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Houses in Gisborne. Our other popular types of Gisborne holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 9 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gisborne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Gisborne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.