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Town Basin, Whangarei

(4.5/5 based on 400+ 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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  • The 'board walk' has been tastefully designed with shops and cafes, there is also seating and landscaping along the rivers edge. You can have a coffee or a meal and watch the people or boats pass by. ...  more »
  • We walked along the marina after going into the visitor information centre as we were informed there was a pacific fair on that weekend it was fantastic food dancers products to buy and share from Ton...  more »
  • Plenty of restaurants and small touristy shops to choose from. Parking can sometimes be a challenge around midday.  more »