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Town Basin

Address: Whangarei, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 23 Attractions in Whangarei
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A great place to shop, eat and relax. Wonderful on a Saturday particularly when the Canopy Bridge markets are on. Visit Fudge Farm for a bit of indulgence, best fudge on the planet in my view and they make wonderful icecreams and sundaes so the perfect place to head to for an after dinner or lunch sweet. Excellent playground for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I was waiting for several hours for a bus to Auckland NZ and I decided to take in the sights around the town basin.Surprisr,Surprise at the back of the Information office it was a whole new world of shops and cafes and if you are a tourist like me(from Oz)there was everything I needed to take NZ back to Oz... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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98 reviews 98 reviews
65 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a beautiful area with some lovely coffee shops and galleries. It's right on the via duct and really beautiful ! There is an awesome play areas for children.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Now it has been done up it is for every age. walking cycling running strolling relaxing. Art on the bridge in weekends International foods great way to spend the morning. Great Photogaphy with the boots river Bridge at dusk when lights on canapy of bridge. sad the Waka sometimes is graffied. great loop walk. A Must for all

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Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went here on a Saturday and there was a market on along with entertainment. Plenty of shops and cafes. Plus Clapham's Clocks. Worth a visit

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Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Lovely boulevard to walk along and great shops as well. Lots of nice cafes to choose from as well. The shops tend to be geared towards the tourists so can be a bit pricey.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Each year that we visit Whangarei to visit our family who live there, we always spend time in the Town basin as there are some good places to get a coffee, have lunch or just look around the shops that are located there. Have nearly always purchased souvenirs from this area as well as taking the loop walk around the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

What can you say when you stop by on a Friday afternoon and nearly everything is shut? In any other city this place would be humming with locals on a Friday afternoon. A huge waste of a potentially lucrative location.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This area has great shops, lovely food and a park for the kids. Parking is free and if the weather is fine, it's a great place to watch the world go by.

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Medan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It is a great place to enjoy many kinds of food. From Thai, middle Asia, Chinese, etc. The price of course cheap but the taste is excellent.

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