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Burke Street Wharf

Burke Street West | Moanataiari, Thames, New Zealand
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Ranked #10 of 12 attractions in Thames
Most recent review
- Dec 22, 2013
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Bathurst, Australia
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293 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

The metal human figures give the old, rotting wharf a bit of character, but this sight will not delay you long. Take a photo and move on.

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Thames, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

One of Thames historical landmarks from the gold mining and pioneer settlement days. Large ships used to ferry goods and passengers in and out at this wharf. Good spot for photos!

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Coomera, Australia
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75 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Suprised to say this is a 'tourist attraction' but it is part of Thames history and I love history. Its a shame it has not been restored and so be usable to go fishing from. There is 2 metal characters on it which give it a bit of charm. The sign about it tells you what it was used for.... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Burke Street Wharf ruins only the piles remain took a great picture of it, Came out wow and there is a sign by it with a little history on it.

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Wauchope, Australia
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2010

Facinating Old Relic of a Wharf which was a $66.000 harbour scheme of the 1920's but according to the sign here the harbour silted up and it fell into disuse. Lovely place to photograph a good sunset.

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