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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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  • We found the place almost by accident. The rain had been pelting as we drove north and we needed a break. Whangarei drew us in and there it was. A boat harbour, cafes, ice cream and lovely galleries. ...  more »
  • We got there in the pouring rain and still enjoyed the walk along the harbour. There are plenty of lovely places to eat and arts and crafts shops, gift shops, ice-cream, etc. There's even a donation b...  more »
  • You have a great selection of shops to choose from and also there are quite a few cafes and restaurants you can eat from or just have coffee and cake. The Loop is a great walk and it takes approx 45 -...  more »