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Town Basin, Whangarei
(4.5/5 based on 340+ 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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  • Delighted to get off the bus from Auckland and find this area within a few minutes walk. Cafes and arts all combine along the waterfront to make for a great visit, stroll, long lunch watching the boat...  more »
  • The Whangarei Town Basin is a hub of restaurants and shops looking out over the the marina and is a pleasant location for a cup of coffee and a meal. Before or after your visit you can stroll through ...  more »
  • If you are passing through Whangarei this is the best place to find a variety of food, some nice marina views and rather too much tourist junk.