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“Black sand, interesting beach!!”
Review of Bethells Beach

Bethells Beach
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US$144.00*
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Full-Day Auckland's West Coast Tour with Lunch and Wine Tasting
Ranked #29 of 265 things to do in Auckland
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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews
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“Black sand, interesting beach!!”
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Decided to travel the little roads out to this beach on reading about it in guidebooks, looked as though it might disappoint as it is a distance from the city and the back roads are narrow and tricky. However it was well worth it, really interesting to see the glittering black sand and marvel at just how hot it gets in the sun! Big waves were crashing on the shore and the expanse of the beach could be clearly taken in as it opens to a large plain. Walk behind the large dunes and rocks and discover hidden little caves and secret stretches if beach. There is also a track up high that you can walk. Easy to spend a half day here just exploring if you're adventurous enough, or bring pets, didn't seem to be any problem with that, lots of dogs going for walks.

Visited January 2014
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Stunning view”
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We reached this place pretty late in the evening and it was deserted. It was blowing crazy stinking with horse's poo. But the stunning view of the beach made up for it. We were there barely for minutes due to the cold but it was worth it.

Visited December 2013
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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“lovely sand”
Reviewed 19 September 2013

I love the sand with no rocks underfoot, needs more facilities though only toilets and a cafe, still interesting cafes. Not sure how suitable it wold be for kids strong waves and currents but it is patrolled

Visited September 2013
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Rehetobel
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“what a place to be!”
Reviewed 11 September 2013

just a great place to be and to enjoy silence and the breeze from the sea. great for long walks on the beach.

Visited May 2013
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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Big and beautiful beach”
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Is a fine beach, big one and in august with very Little people walking around, so looks wild. We did not go from Auckland, we went from Swanson and the road are a Little narrow (2 cars pass easyly but are narrower that a common NZ road) and winding. Piha beach is other beach in the área that worth a visit.

Visited August 2013
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