Go for a swim in crystal clear water at one of Nelson’s pristine sandy beaches.
Located just under Nelson’s famous Big Orange Bridge, Rotary Lakeside Park is a great location to relax, play in the sand, take in the mountain views or go for a swim in pristine glacier fed water.
Taghum beach is located about 8 km out of Nelson. Offering a large beach area, with opportunities for fishing, boating and picknicking, it has become a popular spot with locals.
Gyro Park is located in the heart of downtown Nelson. The park is surrounded in large trees and landscaped gardens, and includes a playground, swimming pool and gazebo overlooking the pool.
Nelson’s aquatic center also offers indoor swimming, whirlpool and sauna facilities.