Eastwoodhill Arboretum is the National Arboretum of New Zealand and encompasses over 131 hectares planted in exotic and native trees, shrubs and climber plantings. The collection was planted by Douglas Cook and is regarded as the largest and most comprehensive collection of Northern Hemisphere trees south of the equator. Visit us and enjoy all that the Eastwoodhill has to offer.

A short drive from Gisborne, East Coast, New Zealand’s National Arboretum with over 4,000 different trees, shrubs and climbers. Largest variety of exotic trees from North America, Europe and Asia.


Spend the day at Eastwoodhill walking a trail, admiring the incredible collection of exotic and native trees, and finding the perfect picnic spot, letting the kids loose on our amazing playground ,and enjoying all that Eastwoodhill Arboretum has to offer. There is so much to discover at Eastwoodhill!


Eastwoodhill Arboretum is a great place for all ages to learn and explore.
From small children tossing acorns into the ponds and collecting pinecones, to adults discovering or renewing their interest in botany and nature on the trails or in the discovery centre, there is something for everyone at Eastwoodhill.


Eastwoodhill is a registered charitable trust, and relies heavily on the generous support of New Zealanders to improve and maintain the national arboretum.
There are various ways to donate and support Eastwoodhill and keep this national treasure thriving for generations to come.

Entry fees

Adult $15
Senior (over 65) $12
Children 5-16 $2
Children under 5 FREE
Students (with ID) $12
Special rates for groups

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