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3-Rere Falls Trail Adventure

This fascinating, scenic three-day tour is a Cycle Gisborne ride. Start at the spectacular Motu Falls and travel over 115 kilometres of mostly quiet rural roads towards Tairāwhiti Gisborne (there's 7km on SH2 from Matawai).

The Rere Falls Trail is a gem of quiet back-country roads and includes 27 km of gravel. 

The tour takes you via Matawai, Motu, Rere Rockslide and Falls, Eastwoodhill Arboretum, and Tairāwhiti Gisborne’s finest wineries. One of the nights you stay at Eastwoodhill, the National Arboretum of New Zealand. This attraction offers 135 hectares of stunning exotic and native trees, fantastic walking routes and vistas, including a guided jeep tour.

Find out more https://www.cyclegisborne.com/our-tours/multi-day-tours

The ride route has a whole series of fantastic accommodation providers to choose from. The Weka Nest and Motu Community House are both in Motu village. At Te Wera, 34km from Motu, there's the popular Te Wera Homestead.

A bit over 30km from Gisborne is the amazing Eastwoodhill Arboretum, the national arboretum of New Zealand. Onto the Gisborne plains, the splendid Naurea Homestead is at Patutahi, then Portside Hotel is on the spectacular coast in Gisborne.


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