Nelson Boulder Bank
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This 8 km walk follows an internationally renowned natural spit of boulders.

Walking and tramping

2-3 hr one way Expert: Route

Seasonal restrictions

15 August to end of February:

  • Dogs are prohibited from the western 4 km of the Boulder Bank to protect nesting shorebirds.

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only


Stay safe in the outdoors


Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
1/37 Halifax Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
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