The Whales is a modern, private, elevated beach house, with 180 degree views of Wainui Beach. There are world-class waves out front and twelve other quality surf spots within five kilometres. Two guests maximum.

The property overlooks iconic Wainui Beach, caters for discerning travellers / surfers and provides the best that Gisborne has to offer.

The Whales takes its name from the adjacent site where over 50 sperm whales stranded in 1970.

Out front is a 'nationally-significant surf break' protected by the NZ Coastal Policy Statement (2010).

The in-house surf guide can also provide advice on Gisborne's cafes / restaurants, golf courses, wine / wineries, fishing, history and cultural tours.

Free Wi-Fi, board and bike hire available.

Boat trips to Tuamotu Island by arrangement.

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OPENING TIMES

Months of Operation:
All months of the year

FACILITIES AND FEATURES

Proximity to town:
8 kms from Gisborne's CBD.

Proximity to airport:
12 Kms from Gisborne Airport

Proximity to bus:
8 Kms.

Parking:
Off street parking.

Amenities:
BBQ Facility, Breakfast, Internet (Public Use), Laundry, Sky - communal

Rooms:
Two

Max Capacity:
Two

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