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Rabbit Island | Nelson, Nelson 7081, New Zealand
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All reviewspine forestlots of spacetoilets and changing roomscatching the ferrybeach at low tidebbq facilitiesmountain bikesbeautiful beachbike rideworth a visitpicnicmapuacloudstreesforestryrichmondheaps
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We walked along this beach at low tide for an hour in winter. It was fantastic. The solitude, the views, the sea, the fresh sea breeze. A very good outing not far at all from Nelson.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 20 June 2018

It's only about 20 minutes away from Nelson, but it might as well be in the middle of nowhere. Several miles of empty beach, that I've never seen very crowded. It's great for a stroll or a relaxed swim. The rest of the island has...More

Thank MaartenK224
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A small island connected by a bridge, easy to get to with a car. Mostly bike lanes. Not too many tourists but a quiet, flat open beach. We were supposed to just check and leave, but we ended up spending hours, enjoying the open beach,...More

Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Stumbled onto Rabbit Island almost by mistake, took a few turns and ended up on a beautiful, serene beach, almost totally deserted. We really lucked out, it was the end of May, no wind, no clouds in the sky, a simply wonderful day to take...More

Thank OldFellah
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Wonderful place to relax! plenty of green and an extended beach to enjoy! worth a visit if you are in the area!

Thank Antonieta V
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