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The Boulder Bank

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Boulder Bank Drive, Tasman, Mapua, New Zealand
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Makes a different excursion

Nice short drive to the boulder bank, lovely on a sunny day and great views looking back to Nelson... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Stormpipes
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auckland
Great picnic spot

The boulder bank offers great views and if you are a geology buff, it is a good place to visit as... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Lee B
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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26 Jul 2017
“Makes a different excursion”
6 Apr 2017
“Great picnic spot”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Boulder Bank Drive, Tasman, Mapua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Nice short drive to the boulder bank, lovely on a sunny day and great views looking back to Nelson and the surrounding hills

Thank Stormpipes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The boulder bank offers great views and if you are a geology buff, it is a good place to visit as you can see the source of the rocks that from the boulder bank. Its a nice easy walk but make sure you have water...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Had a great walk along the boulder bank. Got dropped over by charter boat from near The surf rescue building. Walked along the boulder bank, had a picnic lunch halfway along then onto the lighthouse, which had been opened up for us to enjoy the...More

Thank Annmarie M
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The cars line up, and people of all ages that can walk on the beach, enjoy walking sitting, building with the stones, looking across the bay at the beautiful scenery. Tranquility. And there are public toilets there.

Thank Miriam G
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were on a holiday break, driving around the Nelson area and out of curiosity, ventured up a slightly rough side road after seeing a sign 'Boulder Bank'. Glad we went there-we were fascinated to learn that it was formed naturally.

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The Boulder Bank (in capital letters because that is the proper name of the feature) is a linear deposit of small to medium-sized boulders (granodiorite for the geologists out there) that extends for more than 10 km on the southeastern part of Tasman Bay. It...More

Thank Paul H
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