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Beautiful Marina with lovely eateries a few gift shops and play area for kids. Look at beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Y7491MElouise
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One Tree Point, New Zealand
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Lovely location

Definite stop off for coffee or lunch by the water at the town basin. Good food and shops. Can do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
913julieo
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Marina with lovely eateries a few gift shops and play area for kids. Look at beautiful boats or feeling energetic walk or run the loop follow the path over the bridge circles back to the start. Lots of sculptures and info on the way.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Y7491MElouise
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definite stop off for coffee or lunch by the water at the town basin. Good food and shops. Can do the 4km loop walk.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 913julieo
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Lovely days have been spent perusing the local shops even though some locals see them as touristy shops...I love them and what they sell. When you need a break you can stop and visit any of the local eateries varied in their specialities.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KerryHannam
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Very family orientated. Lived the dog friendly culture, great playground. Shame about all the works but otherwise its lovely

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kim S
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Whangarei is an eye opener for first time visitors. Its not a large town ,but it has an amazingly complicated traffic system in the town center that turns even light traffic into gridlock. So avoid it and concentrate on its many glorious bays,beaches and marinas....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robinjyates
Reviewed 3 February 2019

Cafe's, couple of really nice galleries (one of which is a cooperative that showcases local art) glass blowing, kid's playground, all beside the Hatea river with a really cool marina and on an easy walking route called the Hatea Loop. A Whangarei i-site is there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

Very cool waterfall and track down to the bottom of the falls. Walk takes 20 minutes return and is for all abilities

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robynf88
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

Took my grandchildren to the park and they loved it. So many to things to play with. I suggest to that you put in more toilets. Hard to tell a young child to hang on because the 2 toilets are occupied. I don't know if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Finz2010
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

When the new development is completed this will be a great area. Currently a nice mix of shops and restaurants.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BramleyLoiner21
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Spent some time in The Town Basin while on holiday in Whangarei. Had breakfast and lunch in the restaurants there. Tasty food in a nice friendly environment. A lovely place but very expensive. Beautiful gift shops but could not afford to buy any of them....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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