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Charming estuary town

A great mix of Edwardian and contemporary buildings alongside the Hatea River. Moored yachts... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ian C
Uppingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Pleasant spot

Thus is a nice area to browse about or just stroll and view boats and folks. Some nice eateries... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peter G
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great mix of Edwardian and contemporary buildings alongside the Hatea River. Moored yachts, charming shops, eateries and museums.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thus is a nice area to browse about or just stroll and view boats and folks. Some nice eateries too. Worth a visit for a nice coffee or lunch. Prices on the higher side. Good parking.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Splendid vibrant hub of nice cafes, galleries and souvenir shops. Great walks! Mondos cafe has lovely coffee and great service staff.

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pleasant morning spent in the town basin at the Mouri new year celebrations in the Town Basin. Beautiful weather

Thank Warren B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every weekend when the weather permits we make our way to the Town Basin for a walk around the Hatea walk - then onto a choice of cafes for breakfast. Beautiful views up the Harbour - walks over a couple of bridges where you can...More

Thank Joanne J
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to the Town Basin and it was fabulous......children playing in the park, people having coffee and lunch in the sun and plenty of interesting shops open on a Public Holiday. A variety of stores to wander through and what excellent service at...More

Thank J F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good places to eat and stroll around, small amount of shops catering to tourists and a pleasant view of the many yachts harboured there. Easy walking distance from downtown

Thank Pam255112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A place of crafty shops, cafes, a lot of sailing boats and marine life, a good children's playground and if your prepared to walk the loop over the new bridges (1 hour walk) a fascinating place. The proposed Hundertwasser center may add to the experience,...More

Thank dcart71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely picturesque setting in a sheltered part of the Whangarei Harbour and yatch moorings for local and international sailors. Great choice of cafes and a great Start/Finish area after a brisk walk around the Hatea Loop. Best time of day in the morning through...More

Thank HotToddyGT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

yummy choc and ice cream shop.take the kids to the park.watch the boats and then walk the new walkway

Thank Happygirl1961
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