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Town Basin

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Address: Whangarei, New Zealand

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A great place to chill out, meet up with friends, enjoy breakfast, lunch or just a coffee. A great location, anytime of any day,

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
kiwifamily908
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great place to chill out, meet up with friends, enjoy breakfast, lunch or just a coffee. A great location, anytime of any day,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So very proud of our beautiful Town Basin area. Great place to relax, enjoy a coffee and watch the world go by. Yachties' port of call, start of the Loop walkway , and gathering place for locals and tourists alike . Don't miss Claphams Clocks and the Hub, including art museum. Cafes snd restaurants to suit all tastes. And of... More 

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Thank barbarag707
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must do/see. There's an excellent walk (Hatea Loop) that is child/dog/cycle/scooter friendly. Along the way are some interesting facts about Whangarei plus some wonderful sculptures. Also are drinking fountains for both man and dog. The children's park is great that caters for toddlers to the pre-teens. They also cater for those that are in a wheelchair. The... More 

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Thank Kelly L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What could be better than wandering around the picturesque Whangarei Harbour waterfront, with the beautiful Parihaka mountain behind it? The shops are fascinating, the cafes are plentiful with good choice of price range and food preferences, during summer there are the Saturday markets (a must visit), and for the healthy-minded, there is the 4k loop walk. Oh and of course... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's hard to choose where to eat as all the eating houses have a great selection of food and you can eat outside and watch the comings and goings and see the boats all lined up. Also in the. Xmas period they have the most amazing pohutakawa tree which the tourists love to be photographed under. It is a busy... More 

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Thank georgie507
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great place to wander. It has everything. Interesting shops some selling wonderful local art work. Cafes and restaurants to meet every need a coffee and cake ,a light lunch or a slap up meal. It looks onto the marina with the boats bobbing about on the water. The clock museum is a great attraction full of interesting exhibits. I... More 

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Tutukaka Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although there's plenty to see and do outside the town of Whangarei there's really no contest as to the town's star attraction. It's the Town Basin with it's shops, gallery, craft co-op, cafes and restaurants. And on a fine day there's noting finer than a stroll around the Basin enjoying the passing parade of people and the yachts in the... More 

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Thank PerfectStrangerNZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The town basin is an excellent location with cute shops, a park and museum adjacent to the small harbour/marina. A perfect breakfast or lunch destination. Relax and unwind at one of the cafes or even do some shopping at in of the galleries or other gift stores. If you're visiting Northland, stop by the Town Basin at Whangarei.

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Thank James W
Whangarei
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect for catching up relaxing or just hanging out for the afternoon, day. Family friendly and always a busy place

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Thank mumofmonkees
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We strolled around here on a Saturday night after 5pm, so not many of the shops were open. But it was a very outlook next to the marina. Ended up having dinner at the quay bar and grill, which was excellent.

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