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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. Plan to visit Town Basin and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Whangarei attractions using our Whangarei vacation builder.
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  • Every weekend when the weather permits we make our way to the Town Basin for a walk around the Hatea walk - then onto a choice of cafes for breakfast. Beautiful views up the Harbour - walks over a cou...  more »
  • My first visit to the Town Basin and it was fabulous......children playing in the park, people having coffee and lunch in the sun and plenty of interesting shops open on a Public Holiday. A variety of...  more »
  • Good places to eat and stroll around, small amount of shops catering to tourists and a pleasant view of the many yachts harboured there. Easy walking distance from downtown  more »