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Town Basin

Whangarei, New Zealand
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Very pleasant experience

We did the 4.2 kilometre Hatea Loop walk which is sealed and was flat and easy. Based on local... read more

Reviewed yesterday
A must stop

A must stop in Whangarei. It's close to everything: supermarket, information centre, cafe and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Auckland, New Zealand
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“clock museum” (48 reviews)
“the loop” (39 reviews)
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We did the 4.2 kilometre Hatea Loop walk which is sealed and was flat and easy. Based on local knowledge, we parked at the car park in Port Road near the international award winning Bascule Bridge. There were many spaces in contrast to the very...More

Thank Louisehod
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must stop in Whangarei. It's close to everything: supermarket, information centre, cafe and restaurant, museum, playground and toilets.

Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the movie theatres many times. The car parking is good and I like the reduced prices for seniors.

Thank nannmoody
Reviewed 1 week ago

The little shops in Town Bassin offer a bit more than the regular tourist shops in NZ. I bought some beautiful Pounamu pendants for the family and a lovely Pau Paul shell neklace for myself. It was great to see the local artist products and...More

Thank KimvdHorst
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pretty area with good parking, shops and opportunity for good walks past the yacht basin along the river. There is a 5k circular walk but the less energetic would enjoy strolling past the sculptures along the river bank before turning round and seeing them...More

Thank KevinTunn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking along the town basin which is always bustling with people. Fabulous atmosphere. Young, old, families, romantic couples.. there's something for everyone. Cafes, restaurants, Lolly and ice cream shops, clothing, jewelry and souvenir shops plus so much more.

Thank raisunfamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are travelling towards Paihia, it's really good to spend time and drop by Whangarei Town Basin. Give yourself 2-hrs to have a nice brunch, and the coffee here is really good! And enjoy views of the marina waterfront and leisurely walk around the...More

Thank Zaximuz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must for anyone visiting Whangarei. It had restaurants, souvenir shops, art galleries and a clock museum. Lovely walks along the river are possible from here and many visiting international yachts to see. There is parking nearby for about $1.50 an hour in...More

Thank holmanp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Town Basin is really the hub of Whangarei, and situated right on the waterfront. It can be incorporated into a walk round the Loop walkway, there are many cafes and restaurant and always something going on in the Marina. There is bike hire, Segway...More

Thank Hilary M
Reviewed 30 November 2017

A lovely place to walk and visit shops. It has a great playground for kids. And room for kids to ride their bikes.

Thank jandapaton
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