Freyberg Beach

How to get to Freyberg Beach and is it safe for swimming today - Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA)

Location:  Inner harbour, Oriental Parade 

Suitable for: Swimming, picnicking, walking or cycling on waterfront

Brief description:  Has a wave platform, a pier, and a playground with a rope-climbing structure

Parking:  Car park beside Freyberg Pool and Fitness Centre

Toilets and changing facilities:  Changing rooms, toilets, and cold showers

Accessibility:  Wheelchair access

Dogs:  Not permitted:

Dog Exercise Map - Freyberg Beach / Oriental Bay Beach (74KB PDF) 

History: A Council project to enlarge and enhance both Freyberg and Oriental Bay beaches was completed in 2004 using sand from Golden Bay, Nelson. The beach's sand area is now four times larger than before, and the Freyberg Beach grass area is twice as large.