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Town Basin

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Address: Whangarei, New Zealand

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Excercise n Dinner

This is a fabulous place to exercise and there are has BBQ by the park in which is handy to cook a meal on while watching the kids play So great way to get exercise And have a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
shimmintoddy
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a fabulous place to exercise and there are has BBQ by the park in which is handy to cook a meal on while watching the kids play So great way to get exercise And have a place for the kids too .run or walk ,bike a loop allow 40 min and take in the sights also good for... More 

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Thank shimmintoddy
Papatoetoe, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Awesome place to visit and a great walk around the basin we rode the bikes but had a 3yr old with us a lil expensive for a hr on the bike but still enjoyed it either way

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Thank velitics
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We diverted on our travels and happened upon a craft market at the Basin. Lovely visit and an excellent stroll along the waterfront galleries.

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Thank Trevor-TJ
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

a beautiful place to visit among yachts tied up to the wharf, eat at the fine selection of restaurants and shop for beach items.

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Thank Jan C
Parua Bay
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

lots of great places to eat & Drink, lovely shops, great walks and views of the town basin. Clock museum interesting and a good place to visit, great fun park for the little ones or walk the town basin walking track

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Thank Gemknits J
Kerikeri, Northland, New Zealand
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to visit, easy parking, great selection of eateries. It just makes you feel like you are holiday strolling along the water side there are lovely sculptures & things to do. A brilliant park for the kids to play on. Art galleries-you can even see glass blowing. The new "Seed" Hundertwasser look out has just opened & makes a... More 

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Thank 777jakig
Whangarei, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The town basin is beautiful. You can sit and look at all the boats on their moorings, enjoy food and drinks in a variety of places. It also has an excellent playground for the children. It is a real asset to the city

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Thank kaf453
Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Council and businesses have conspired to create a great visit/eat/coffee/quiet sit venue, enhanced by the "walk the loop" experience.

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Thank Robert C
Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

lovely walk with multiple parking sites around town basin, has good eateries, an ice cream shop, a great playground for the kids, lovely views what more could you want - the walk around the loop is great at any time of the day. Love it here.

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Thank 470elisa
new zealand
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67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cycled the loop and the new cycleway to Onerahi. The tide was in and the view of the harbour was superb. The loop around the harbour is an easy ride or walk. Things to see on the way include the Bascule Bridge , Waka and Wave Sculpture , numerous other sculptures and informative signs on the history of the area.... More 

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