Schnappers Point

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Right point
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Fast
Long
Optimal Swell Direction: 
N
Optimal Wind Direction: 
S
Tide: 
Low
Mid
Incoming
Beach Type: 
Stones
Boulder
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
6
Danger: 
Careful getting in and out on the rocks

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Description: 

Schnappers Point or otherwise known just as Boulder bank is a right hand point break on a stone/boulder beach. The wave is mellow when small and the bigger it gets the faster and hollower it gets. Suitable for intermediate to expert surfers. careful getting in and out on the moving stones/boulders.

Directions: 
From Nelson head noth on State Highway 6, then turn left onto Boulder Bank Drive (gravel road) and park at the end by the oxidation ponds. From here its a short walk north along the beach to the point.
Nearest Town: 
Nelson
Nearest City: 
Nelson
Travel Time from City: 
10mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Schnappers-Point
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