Rabbit island

Water type: Ocean

Water conditions: Chop, Small Waves

Beach conditions: Sand

Kite Level:

NW/N/NE
Be safe and never kite Offshore)

Parking: Yes

Camping: No

Food: No

Shower: No

Toilet: No

About 25km from central Nelson, this is a long, north facing beach backed by forestry plantation. Great spot for a quiet day at the beach.

Wind Direction
Only works with NW – N – NE winds – not good in anything with S in it. Only suitable from mid to low tide due to the trees right at the edge of the beach creating gusty up-drafts on higher tides. Only spot close to Nelson that is any good in a NE.

Rider Level
Suitable for all levels of rider, and also popular with landboards / buggies.

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