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Town Basin, Whangarei

(4.5/5 based on 380+ 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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  • This used to be a very busy freight port, back in the day, but now it's been redesigne and rebuilt to provide marina facilities for private pleasure craft. Many bars, cafes and restaurants, and intere...  more »
  • This seems to be a popular place in Whangarei. There are a number of restaurants and an attractive marina. There is also a play area for children. 
  • How lovely it was to walk around the town basin and sit and watch the world go by. This is a nice place to visit and great for walks too, plenty of places to sit and a couple of eateries along the way...  more »