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Rabbit Island | Nelson, Nelson 7081, New Zealand
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All reviews pine forest lots of space toilets and changing rooms nice beach catching the ferry beach at low tide bbq facilities mountain bikes bike ride worth a visit picnic mapua clouds trees forestry richmond paths
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a quick drive around the island - obviously a popular spot for locals with extensive beaches & bike trails

Thank Thomotravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular ocean beach, lots of room for everyone, somewhat remote because of the drive through the forestry area, but worth the visit

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

The Nelson / Tasman region is spoilt for great beaches with Tahunanui and Kaiteriteri nearby. This one is a ripper too! A bit off the main road which probably keeps numbers down a bit. Beautiful sand and water. Safe and kid-friendly.

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We drove out to Rabbit Island with our grandchildren to do some biking during the school holidays. Great easy ride tracks for the kids aged 6, 8 & 9. We had planned to take the ferry across to Mapua but just missed it and decided...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Take the ferry from Mapua and enjoy a morning's walk along the paths or up the beach, a very tranquil place to relax.

Thank Val_AlanMills
Reviewed 22 September 2018

It is a nice beach but you will find better. It wasn't very crowded so that might also be a plus for you. You can also drive right up to the beach which may also appeal

Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 6 August 2018

always enjoy being here.love the open plan bbq around the beach.We regularly have our family gather here .

Thank MikeW5786
Reviewed 30 July 2018

A great place to walk and enjoy the fresh air. Vast spaces of sand, sand dunes, pine trees, shells. Great for a Winter afternoon walk and must be fantastic in Summer with the picnic and barbecue areas sheltered by trees by still enjoying the beach...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I loved togo to Rabbit Island, but unfortunately things have changed and not for the better. Mainly the changes are caused by Mother nature, but also lots of trees have been harvested so the "forrest " is slowly dissapearing. We loved to walk from the...More

Thank Bea T
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Rabbit Island has no commercial entities. There is an wonderfully long beach and heaps of space behind the beach for BBQ's. Horses and riders are welcome at the eastern end of the beach. Beautiful summer or winter

Thank Diane W
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