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Lake Wainamu

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Business Type: Pretty lake

Overview

Lake Wainamu - a popular swimming alternative to the rough west coast beaches.

Address: Bethells Road, Bethells, Waitakere, Auckland. Auckland North & West

Description

A pretty walks leads from the car park to the lake, meandering along beside the Waiti Stream (or take the marked track). You can slide down the steep dunes if you bring a cardboard box, and there are picnic spots beside the stream or lake, or atop the dunes. If you fancy a walk, a track (2.5hrs return) leads around Lake Wainamu to Waitohi Falls.

To get to the lake, drive along Bethells Road and take Tasman View Road on the left. After the bridge, there is a small car park on the left that accesses the lake.

Locations

To get to the lake, drive along Bethells Road and take Tasman View Road on the left. After the bridge, there is a small car park on the left that accesses the lake. About 50-60min one way.

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