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Address: Whangarei, New Zealand

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Town Basin, Whangarei

Lovely relaxed feel to wandering around the Town Basin, especially with the water and boats moored right there. Makes for an interesting and ever-changing surround. Lots of places... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Lovely relaxed feel to wandering around the Town Basin, especially with the water and boats moored right there. Makes for an interesting and ever-changing surround. Lots of places to eat (though I wouldn't call them exactly cheap). Great playground for the kids to play in.

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I met my girlfriend in whangarei and the town basin walk way down by the bridge is where we first held hands. The town basin cafes are well presented and have nice food. Reva restaurant is great for a night out and the seafood pasta is my favourite. Well done whangarei. You definitely cannot beat this great place on a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Good view of the basin and boats. A few nice shops to visit and a handful of restaurants. A really great kids playground which my kids loved. Ice cream shop to finish off the touristy adventure.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Town Basin marina area is an interesting place to spend a couple of hours, A number of cafes, art and craft shops and an impressive marina. Great place to break the journey, stretch the legs and have a coffee in a fun area of town.

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Ruakaka, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

There are a variety of nice shops to browse and numerous eateries. Would be nice if there were a few musicians frequenting the area. Interesting boats to browse and envy on their moorings. The shop selling glass wear ,pottery and jewellery is particularly interesting. Hope there will be more development for families such as they have at Southbank in Brisbane.

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Northland
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Yachts, shelter from the wind, sun on your face, loads of park seating, good food. A waka heading up the river in full voice if youre lucky and you are still in the middle of town.

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Whangaroa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Everything is one place; and picturesque too; various cafes and eateries; the Clapham Clock Museum; the information Centre and the Art gallery; nice shops with interesting wares; and the international yacht harbour right in front as a backdrop.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The Town Basin caters for all food groups from the real food lovers to people just wanting a yummy icecream. You can grap a sandwhich and stroll down the path a wee way and sit on the grass and eat your sandwich. Don't forget to have a look at colonial buildings full of local arts and crafts. This is one... More 

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Whangarei town basin. Lovely place to take a stroll on the Whangarei water front. Have a coffee or food or a short walk into town and try some eateries there.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Good eating places, many walks from this point with a new circuit crossing over two bridges that have won awards. A well used area for locals as well as travellers.

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Address: Whangarei, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei

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