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Town Basin, Whangarei
(4.5/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Relax at the tranquil marina of Town Basin, located at the heart of Whangarei. Admire the fishing boats and pleasure yachts bobbing on the waves, or take a stroll along the waterfront heritage walk to the acclaimed "Waka and Wave" stone sculpture. Be sure to pause at the storyboards lining this walk to learn about the town's history and rich heritage. Dine at one of the area's restaurants, or browse the boutique arts and crafts stores. You can also stop by the marina's art gallery, or let the kids run off some steam at the large neighborhood playground. Plan to visit Town Basin and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Whangarei attractions using our Whangarei vacation builder.
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  • There are many great eating places, and shops selling quality wares. Specially essential visiting are T he Bach (Northland art and craft items) and Burning Issues (wonderful hand-made glass, and great...  more »
  • Great place for a walk with the family and take a coffee. Several cozy restaurants and playground for the children.
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  • Lots of cafes or restaurants to choose from, good playground for the kids to play in & the boardwalk is nice to have a stroll along. The resident glass blower in the art shop is also interesting to wa...  more »