Bethells Beach

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Size Max: 
6.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Punchy
Powerful
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SW
Optimal Wind Direction: 
E
Tide: 
Mid
High
Incoming
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
8
Danger: 
Crowds

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Description: 

Bethells Beach is a well known surf break on Aucklands West coast. Its a beach break on a sandy beach, with both left and right handers. The wave has good punchy peaks which can get hollow. Good for all levels of surfer. Bethells can get crowded, so know the rules and respect the locals.

Directions: 
From Auckland, head west on the North Western Motorway State Highway 16. Turn left onto Lincoln Road, then turn right onto Universal Drive. Turn right onto Swanson Road, through Swanson and continue heading west along Scenic Drive North. Up on the hills turn right onto Te Henga Road and then continue onto Bethells Road all the way down to Bethells Beach.
Nearest Town: 
Swanson
Nearest City: 
Auckland
Travel Time from City: 
30mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Beach View: 
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