Bethells Beach, Auckland Central

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#1 of 8 in Beaches in Auckland Central
Black-tinged sands and crashing waves make Bethells Beach popular with surfboarders and skimboarders. You can also explore the nearby boardwalks and bushwalks, leading to waterfalls, caves, and hidden coves. The prevailing westerly winds provide favorable conditions for parasailing and hang gliding in this area. For a calmer bathing experience, head across the sand dunes and take a dip in a nearby freshwater lake, trapped between the green bush and black sands. Put Bethells Beach on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Auckland Central trip tool .
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  • Deffinitely plan to go back felt at peace amazing sleep beautiful fire place cooking and eating views.  more »
  • We just walked the beach and took in the scenery and enjoyed the sound of the waves. The water is col during spring near winter.  more »
  • This was the first beach I went to in New Zealand. It was beautiful! I was there in winter, so I did not get in the water (much :P). There were Man of War Jellyfish along the beach, but their bright b...  more »
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