Town Basin, Whangarei

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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. By using our Whangarei trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Town Basin and other attractions in Whangarei.
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  • Town Basin continues to be a pleasant place to meet for meal or a little selective shopping. The new bridge down river has led to a new circular path that can after an energetic walk, lead back to the...  more »
  • Great place to base yourself for a few hours of relaxation. Awesome cafes. Check out the kakano, the seed in preparation for the world renowned Hunderwasser museum coming our way soon. Then the loop w...  more »
  • Markets on bridge every second weekend from Labour weekend till the end of March, lots of local arts and crafts. Lots of good shopping and souvenirs, restaurants, cafes and lots more. Marina always ha...  more »

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