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Tāhuna Summer Beach Bus

Finished for the summer.

Mon 27 Dec - Mon 31 Jan, 10am - 4.30pm   
Running between the city and the beach every day 

Include the Tāhuna Summer Beach Bus in your summer holiday plans and enjoy Nelson's stunning coastline from the viewpoint of a double-decker bus, running regularly every day until the end of January (including public holidays).

The bus departs from either Tāhuna Beach Holiday Park or Nelson city i-SITE (Trafalgar Street bus stop), stopping at Tāhunanui Beach in each direction. 

Popular particularly with children, the service gives the thousands of holiday makers staying in the Tāhunanui area a car-less way of getting to the retail delights of the central city. 

Alternatively, city dwellers and visitors can ride to a day at the beach without parking hassles (or sand in the car). 

The bus service is a collaboration between Tāhuna Beach Holiday Park and Nelson City Council and vaccine passes are not required to ride.   


  • Nelson i-Site → Tāhunanui Beach Holiday Park:

10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00

  • Beach at Bisley Walk → Tāhunanui Beach Holiday Park:

10:10, 11:10, 12:10, 14:10, 15:10, 16:10

  • Tāhunanui Beach Holiday Park → Nelson:

10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30

  • Beach at Bisley Walk → Nelson:

10:32, 11:32, 12:32, 14:32, 15:32, 16:32