Beaches in Auckland Central

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  • Bruce S
    Subiaco, Australia547 contributions
    Visited this establishment twice. It occupies a premium location overlooking the Hauraki Gulf. The staff are very helpful and professional in looking after one's requirements. Our food was fresh and delicious and they make a very good coffee. We avoided sitting inside as the noise of patrons conversations were rather loud. Outside was ideal to get away from the din plus you got an uninterrupted sea view. Highly recommended.
    Written 20 May 2021
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  • Wayne M
    Balclutha, New Zealand19 contributions
    nice relaxed atmosphere close to shops restaurants and bars clean safe beach to take kids. some parking if you are early enough
    Written 7 April 2021
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  • Acineto
    Auckland Central, New Zealand18,200 contributions
    We stopped by Bethells on the way back from the Te Henga walk to O'Neill Bay. We went through the path that connects O'Neill Bay to Bethells Beach. It was interesting that there looked like there was a house on the Island at Bethells.
    We rested here a bit by the cliff close to the island. There wasn't much shade on the beach though so it would be wise to bring something if you were planning on staying a while.
    The beach itself was quite nice and large and there were lifeguards on duty. You do need to cross some water to get to the island side of Bethells but it wasn't very deep. The water was also quite warm, compared to the sea. The caves around the cliff by the river was quite interesting, some were big enough to easily walk in.
    The sand did get quite hot, particularly away from the beach so just be wary of that as you head in/out.
    Written 12 January 2021
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  • Ang
    3 contributions
    Wonderful range of restaurants, takeaways, bakery, library, ice creams. Stunning scenery and lovely walk along the waterfront.
    Great views of Rangitoto.
    Written 27 December 2020
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  • Scott R
    Auckland, New Zealand19 contributions
    About an hours drive out of the city, but worth it to check out the awesome scenery and go for a stroll through the caves. There's some great history worth reading up on about the area.
    Written 17 September 2019
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  • Rotiman1
    Sydney, Australia1,484 contributions
    Matheson Bay is a lovely bay surrounded by beautiful scenery It changes with weather and time of day So is always enchanting The beach is good as are the facilities On the point is a historical marker commemorating the early ship building industry in the area It is named after the Matheson Family
    who built a number of boats
    Written 10 February 2019
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  • Dunk893
    Auckland Central, New Zealand127 contributions
    a small well maintained park area and beach. Secluded spot with parking. Small kids park. delightful on a sunny day or to eat fish n chips in the car on a rainy day!
    Written 24 August 2018
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