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Best place in Nelson

Clean, beautiful, fabulous for walking, seems great for swimming (it was chilly and there were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pamela n
Christchurch, New Zealand
Great Beach and Lovely Play Park

We were staying at the nearby caravan park and stopped there to take a look at the beach. Wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anita T
Forster, Australia
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Bisley Walk, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Clean, beautiful, fabulous for walking, seems great for swimming (it was chilly and there were jellyfish when I went, so I passed on the swimming), big enough to handle crowds and feel like you're still in nature, huge playing fields nearby, very well located to...More

Thank pamela n
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the nearby caravan park and stopped there to take a look at the beach. Wonderful clean, wide beach with fabulous views over the mountains to the West. The kids play park near the car park is great and there are picnic...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the grandchildren to the beach with our dog along Back Beach. After playing in the sand and making sandcastles off to the Mumper boats, what fun. The next day along with Mum we went back to play in the playground , have lunch at...More

Thank LandN449
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wide beach with playground is perfect to take the kids for a run. At low tide you can walk from one end to the other, find sand spits, explore the rock pools, and discover all sorts of creatures that still live there.

Thank TJSing2008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely stroll on the beach. Watched the flights from the airport easy to spot the planes. Lots of families and dogs. People were swimming in the sea.

Thank Discerningofbucks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a jewel in the crown of fabulous Nelson. Great playground for kids amazing beach, would be good if had better access for disabled people to the beach. Ample parking

Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Safe swimming beach, frontbpart is for humans and the back beach is for dogs, a great set up, the council are working hard to maintain the beach from erosion.

Thank Rose22Nelson
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Nice beach and the waves were not too high. Looks like you would have a nice walk along the beach and from Nelson the is a good path along the coast. Quite a beautiful backdrop.

Thank 422iana
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Relax..stroll...gaze out to sea....watch the shipping..watch the birds...say hi to others walking....holiday stuff to the fore

Thank MaudeAshburton
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Amazing beach and sand gorgeously coloured. Beautiful in every way. Calm and safe and well worth the trip to this spot.

Thank Raewyn D
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18 August 2017|
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Response from Spghetti M | Reviewed this property |
Hi , as its a predominately coastal country your trip will take you around some of the most amazing countryside but as much as it is beautiful, you might want to take a cardigan ... and a rain coat . Its winter after all !
22 September 2016|
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Response from Spghetti M | Reviewed this property |
yes try the horse treks in Puponga on the top of the South Island :-)