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Town Basin

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Address: Whangarei, New Zealand

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We diverted on our travels and happened upon a craft market at the Basin. Lovely visit and an excellent stroll along the waterfront galleries.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We diverted on our travels and happened upon a craft market at the Basin. Lovely visit and an excellent stroll along the waterfront galleries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

a beautiful place to visit among yachts tied up to the wharf, eat at the fine selection of restaurants and shop for beach items.

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Parua Bay
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

lots of great places to eat & Drink, lovely shops, great walks and views of the town basin. Clock museum interesting and a good place to visit, great fun park for the little ones or walk the town basin walking track

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Thank Gemknits J
Kerikeri, Northland, New Zealand
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to visit, easy parking, great selection of eateries. It just makes you feel like you are holiday strolling along the water side there are lovely sculptures & things to do. A brilliant park for the kids to play on. Art galleries-you can even see glass blowing. The new "Seed" Hundertwasser look out has just opened & makes a... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The town basin is beautiful. You can sit and look at all the boats on their moorings, enjoy food and drinks in a variety of places. It also has an excellent playground for the children. It is a real asset to the city

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Council and businesses have conspired to create a great visit/eat/coffee/quiet sit venue, enhanced by the "walk the loop" experience.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

lovely walk with multiple parking sites around town basin, has good eateries, an ice cream shop, a great playground for the kids, lovely views what more could you want - the walk around the loop is great at any time of the day. Love it here.

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new zealand
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67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cycled the loop and the new cycleway to Onerahi. The tide was in and the view of the harbour was superb. The loop around the harbour is an easy ride or walk. Things to see on the way include the Bascule Bridge , Waka and Wave Sculpture , numerous other sculptures and informative signs on the history of the area.... More 

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Thank maggic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love going here for breakfast or an ice cream. The walkway is a great asset to whangarei walk or ride your bike so much fun for the kids. one of our fav places.

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Northwich
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is easy to park nearby and there is a great relaxed feeling in the area. There are cafes, restaurants and boutique shops selling reasonably priced, good quality souvenirs. The modern clock museum is interesting for adults whilst the kids will thoroughly enjoy the excellent play area. The 5km loop is well worth the walk or bikes can be hired... More 

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