Acton Estate

577 Back Ormond Rd, Gisborne, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gisborne

Day 34, Gisborne

A travel blog entry by stuartandsue


... Must be very big business for NZ! There are luxury apartments overlooking the loading docks and they have great view in one direction but 45 degrees left and it's very noisy! BREAKING NEWS : The statue of Cook apparently bears no resemblance to our great naval entrepreneur and to top it all he is wearing an Italian uniform!!! UPDATE: The statue was bought from Italy as a Captain Cook but it when the ...

Gisborne canceled

A travel blog entry by jimandi


Our stop at Gisborne was canceled because of gale force winds and rough water in the harbor.

The Gisborne harbor is rather shallow and few cruise ships stop here for that reason. Consequently, the plan was to enter the harbor , but remain in deep water and use tenders to transport passengers from ship to shore for excursions and to visit the city.

As out ship approached the harbor, the ...

Driving Kiwi Style

A travel blog entry by keith.robinson


... destination in, the GPS says it will take "x" number of hours to get there. Well, we've learned through experience that it will actually take "x (+) ~1 hour" to get there. And that, of course, is if traffic is not a problem.

Sometimes you get stuck behind a big truck, or just some local who is not in a hurry, and it becomes nearly impossible to pass, because of the twisty/curvey nature of the roads.


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis


... camp ground. We have power tonight, so I have tomorrow night’s dinner bubbling away in the crockpot. We have both had very long hot showers, we’ve both had a shave and we have done three loads of washing! Unfortunately, we still don’t have any cellphone coverage, but I have managed to connect to their Wi-Fi briefly, by taking the laptop over to a bench outside the office, standing on one leg, keeping my left eye closed and my ...

First sunrise viewer of Friday 22nd

A travel blog entry by travlguru


... broke the horizon. It was wonderful though we all hopped it was going to be epic Lion King style sunrise but with the clouds it mad some pretty cool photo opportunities and mixed with the rain off to the side it was pretty cool. We hung out on top of the hill for half an hour or so before heading back down. I was the only one to find a bed the night before as everyone else seemed to have slept in their car or a tent. Either equally unpleasant. I think I won that battle but ...


This hotel, located on 577 Back Ormond Rd, Gisborne, is near The Milton Vineyard, Matawhero Wines, Montana Wines, and Longbush Wines.
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