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Good spot for family!

I visited this spot during my Northland trip. It was a pretty awesome spot. There are lots of... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2019
sachindri1785
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Lovely clean public area

Lovely area to relax in and enjoy a great coffee. Very restful, great for the kids too. A harbour... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Paddymac63
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Gold Coast, Australia
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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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Reviewed 14 January 2019 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
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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
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Great place we'll kept an asset for Whangarei very casual great shops cool markets. Good food an can't wait for the museum to be complete and open!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank seens_13
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Wonderful place to stroll around and enjoy the cafes, galleries and stores. Watch the seagulls along the marina. View the yatchs. There is a path to walk along the inlet and a children's play area. Only downside if you that your car parking is $2...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

Went for a day trip to Whangarei and stopped at the Basin for a look around. They had artesian markets on so lots of families visiting. Lovely location for anyone wanting to have a look around. Lots of shops although not a lot of variety...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful place, with a fabulous walk. As you moved around there are numerous small local businesses that you can support. Sadly some of the larger businesses decided that some of the smaller ones should have their hours severely cut. For me that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Came had lunch nearby nice to have a walk around and check out the area. Plenty of gift shops in the area overlooking the water and the boats.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 587markd
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This is where it is at. Lots of things to see and do and eat - galleries, shops, cafes and restaurants. Also great paths to walk or ride along. And a great playground for the kids!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jason_King1969
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The Town Basin is the jewel in Whangarei's crown in the city centre. A great place to chill at a cafe or restaurant or get an icecream. The loop walk is an easy track and is used by loads of people, to walk run or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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