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Tahunanui Beach

Bisley Walk, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-548 5278
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Great summer holiday spot

Visited in the windy cool October days but the facilities and accessibility look like they would be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Te Awamutu, New Zealand

Took our rep football team there for down time and therapeutic sea water, we all loved it, and its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful beach” (13 reviews)
“low tide” (7 reviews)
“sand dunes” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Bisley Walk, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-548 5278
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in the windy cool October days but the facilities and accessibility look like they would be packed and busy in the summer months. Plenty of space for the kids to run round both on and off the beach.

Thank FamilyChisholm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our rep football team there for down time and therapeutic sea water, we all loved it, and its Free

Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's not allowed to being you fury family members to the main beach, but the back beach is beautiful enough to take your buddy for a swim, a walk on the beach and meet other dogs. Our little one loved it and so did we!

Thank Isabell8785
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This beach is just gorgeous! It is long with a gentle slope and sparkling white sands. It is popular in the summer but never seems to get super-crowded. It is very safe and suitable for kids of all ages.

1  Thank cathnsn
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A beautiful, sandy beach with wonderful views of the mountains. Great facilities for families right next to the beach. A lovely place to walk, play, picnic. Dog-free at the Tahunanui end and a wonderful 'dog beach' at the other end.

Thank brendarU3255SV
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Huge expanse of beach, nice and flat and great for games as plenty of space..Walk up each and watch the kite surfers, great to watch or partake.. Park across road from beach.Plenty of parking.

Thank Jools66
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Tahunanui Beach is one of the finest city beaches in New Zealand. In summer the flat sandy beach is perfect for sunbathing, game playing, racing around, and making sand castles. The beach is long enough to get in a good walk at most tides, the...More

Thank Angela217
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I have been to hundreds all around country & this is a stand out. Great for families due to safe nature. Sand great for digging & building castles

Thank Shane an Louise D
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

In the carpark there's plenty of parking and some mobility park spots also. We like to look out to sea and take in the scenery regardless of the day and weather. A favorite spot of ours to eat our fish and chips before heading home....More

Thank Miriam G
Reviewed 17 July 2017

...and it's still nice and clean and unspoiled. Never disappoints. Been a part of my life...from family holidays as a kid from 1968 onwards......whether living in Christchurch, the UK or Melbourne, it's still sensational to come back to.

Thank 68Wildcat
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19 August 2017|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
It's getting into winter so you need to be prepared for that with a heater if you are in a camper van and some warm clothes. Still plenty going on. sunny but cold nights.
22 September 2016|
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Response from KristinThorogood | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not