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Private Tour of Bethells Beach and Lake from Auckland

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What a place!

Have wanted to see this place for ages and we were not disappointed. Huge bay popular with walkers and surfers. Care needed in choosing where and when to swim. Plenty of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have wanted to see this place for ages and we were not disappointed. Huge bay popular with walkers and surfers. Care needed in choosing where and when to swim. Plenty of warnings to advise visitors.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to Bethells, nice on a summers day and even better in winter when the tides out with no one around. Also can go for a walk around the sand dunes, good fun!

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Surrey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short ferry ride brings you to Devonport a delightful little suburb of Auckland. Looking for lunch, brought us to Bette's. We were drawn in by the interesting selection. It offers both a traditional sandwich of the day, but also innovative combinations like the crab sliders and ahi tuna with dabs of delicious sauces all in a creative presentation. Prices... More 

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Whyalla, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is something that you must come and see. The black sand is very different from the golden sands of Australian beaches. The feel of the black sand is different. Just watch out for the "Quick Sand". At least I can cross that off my bucket list... see quick sand.. not something I would have ever expected to see signs... More 

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Thank inonufing
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful experiences I have had. Nature at it's purest best. A definite must-do when in Auckland.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Inspired by a local friend we decided to go to Bethells Beach and it did not dissapoint us. Hiking and swimming both are possible here. Did not regret the trip, we caught an amazing sunset.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Beautiful beach with lots of caves, great surfing spot. There are many walking tracks near by. A huge dune surrounded by a stream, it's great fun to slide down the dune. There is a cute petty little shop by the stream at nearly end of dune has surprised us all. It is not far from central Auckland. Love this place,and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This place is simply beautiful. I live 20 mins drive away and try to visit this place as often as possible. There is a stream runs before you reach the beach. Great place to take dogs for a walk as dogs will have fresh water access after running around the beach.

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Thank YukiMum
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

stayed in a wonderful family run hotel, was such a pleasure as we had stayed in an inner city boutique hotel which was disastrous. Would stay and come back to Bethells for sure.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

From the black west coast sands to the looming cliffs and caves, Bethells Beach is one of Aucklands coastal beauties. Swimming and surfing in the summer are popular, and with a great surf life saving patrol operating the occasional daunting waves can be tackled, (swim between the flags!). The magic of this place has captured the hearts of film makers... More 

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