The Whales Exclusive B&B

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. Maximum two guests at any one time. Min stay of two nights

Per night
$100 - $150

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

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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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Physical address

The Whales Exclusive B&B, 104A Moana Road, Wainui Beach, Gisborne, Eastland, 4010, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Sky - communal
Proximity to airport:
12 Kms from Gisborne Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
8 Kms.
Proximity to town:
8 kms from Gisborne's CBD.

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $100.00 - $150.00

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