Pricing and Conditions

Adult $25.00 - $190.00
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Big Tahuna Hire is $100 for an hour or $190 for two hours. We recommend a minimum of 4 people.

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Children under the age of 16 must be supervised by a responsible adult.

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100% refund if cancelled by operator due to weather or environmental issues. Cancellation by customer within 24 hours will incur full charge.

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Come and have some fun on the BIG Tahuna! Bring your friends, family, colleagues or school friends for a real laugh on the water.
This is a great option for birthdays, parties, schools or businesses that want a real hoot, fun and games in our beautiful bay at Tãhunanui beach in Nelson. Learn how to paddle in unison, use a board for some balancing challenges, wipe outs or enjoy a floating platform in the sunshine. Suitable for all ages, the Big Tahuna is suitable for up to 10 children (intermediate/junior) or six to eight high school aged kids or adults. We can also take the Big Tahuna giant SUP board to the River Maitai if it's windy too.

Opening times

Business hours:
7am - 4pm (Summer hours) & 9am - 3pm (Winter hours)
Months of operation:
All months of the year


Bisley Walk, Nelson Central, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
10 minute drive from Nelson Airport.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
Bus Station located on the main road next to Tāhunanui Beach.
decisions Proximity to town:
Located 5 minutes from Nelson CBD.

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