Town Basin, Whangarei

4.6
#2 of 11 in Neighborhoods in New Zealand
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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  • August 8, 2017
    A very nice place cafes artisan shops restaurants park all on waterfront quaint quiet and nice to walk around  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    I have been visiting the Town Basin for about 15 years and it only gets better. Whether you're there to eat, shop, exercise or just people watch there's something for everyone. There is a selection of...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    Nice location for a walk and browse by the shops Good range of food places and easy parking We eat at the cafe which was good a little pricey compared to Auckland but good overall  more »

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