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Amble amongst the shops and eateries

Lovely days have been spent perusing the local shops even though some locals see them as touristy... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
KerryHannam
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Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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Relaxed and something for everyone

Very family orientated. Lived the dog friendly culture, great playground. Shame about all the works... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kim S
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 5 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Thank Voyage662998
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this spot during my Northland trip. It was a pretty awesome spot. There are lots of restaurants offering different cuisines nearby. It’s a good spot to spend time with a glass of beer or ice cream around. Great spot for family! There is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sachindri1785
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Lovely area to relax in and enjoy a great coffee. Very restful, great for the kids too. A harbour full of yachts and motor boats to peruse.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paddymac63
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