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“One of best on NW Coast”
Review of Bethells Beach

Bethells Beach
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US$141.80*
and up
Full-Day Auckland's West Coast Tour with Lunch and Wine Tasting
Ranked #30 of 264 things to do in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
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UK
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“One of best on NW Coast”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

A good place for walking, with some dog (off lead) area to south. Caves, dunes, views, surf, swimming. Enough parking most of the year and a fun café offering drinks and light meals. Very nice drive with country views and interesting geology

Visited February 2014
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Bribie Island, Australia
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“Mystical”
Reviewed 24 April 2014

This beach has an almost mystical feel about it...especially when it's shrouded in dark menacing clouds. The black sand glistens in the sun...and can get Very hot in the summer. Sometimes you'll find hangliders jumping off the cliffs...interesting to watch. Be ver careful if you swim because the tides can be treacherous.

Visited April 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Lovely beach”
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Went to see the black sand beaches. Had a lovely walk along the beach. Tide was out so a long walk from the car park down to get near the water. All the surfers were going down to get set up for the tide coming back in

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Boulder, Colorado
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“Lovely hike to a beautiful beach”
Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

Our Auckland friends took us on a lovely walk high along the cliffs to lovely Bethell's beach about an hour west of busy Auckland. The views were spectacular and well worth the effort.

Visited March 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Stunning Huge Beach!”
Reviewed 11 March 2014

the drive there was lots of fun (In a good car) and the beach is stunning. there were very few other people on the beach so we were able to just explore in peace, walking down the river to the waters edge then across to the dunes. The sand is glorious - soft, black in varying darkness depending on where you stand and sparkling! well worth the trip out there!

Visited March 2014
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