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Bethells Beach

Auckland, New Zealand
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Full-Day Auckland's West Coast Tour with Lunch and Wine Tasting
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Full-Day Photography Tour into Auckland's Wild West
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Private Tour of Bethells Beach and Lake from Auckland
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Having read some of the reviews online about Bethells Beach, I put it on the must do list for my recent visit to Auckland. The bestie and I headed off in the car (easy car trip to the beach & short trip from Auckland city...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Bethell's beach is wild, untamed and beautiful. The place is perfect for an outing on a sunny day with family or friends. The small shallow lagoon makes for a good spot for kids to splash around, the caves are interesting to explore (thankfully there aren't...More

1  Thank Meghana L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The wave action here is something to behold. Large beach and black sand. Takes about 40 minutes to get there from central Auckland

Thank aedwards2017
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We visited this one the same day as Karekare Beach which is the more interesting and less crowded - and also where filming for The Piano took place. Of course swimming and fishing at either is to be regarded as potentially dangerous unless all cautions...More

Thank LandC46
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The day we visited there were huge waves and only a few people in the water being carefully watched by a lifeguard. This beach is good to visit at low tide so you can go into the caves. Also nice for children when the tide...More

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Such a great beach to visit - true west coast wildness at it's finest. We had a nice time exploring and swimming here.

Thank Saffron C
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great for walking dogs and enjoying the wild west coast. Make sure you swim between the flags and only when the lifeguards are on patrol. Take time to go to the southern end of the beach and look at the volcanic features and the cave,...More

Thank Shepstons
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Fabulous wild west coast beach only 45 minutes from central city. Low tide options include rock hopping around the island in the middle or going in the huge cave at the left hand end of the beach and then continuing around the rock ledge to...More

1  Thank kateandkeith2017
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

What an amazing beach. Wild and rugged, black sand with hidden caves and amazing views. Went here as part of my Xena warrior princess pilgrimage tour of NZ! My kids were NOT looking forward to this day of the trip where their crazy mother visited...More

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I will admit that our families love of Bethells/ Te Henga goes way back, be warned it is wild and the water can be deceiving, it's dangerous as with all the west coast beaches of Auckland. If you have spent an hour on your surfboard...More

Thank 19edh
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