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Man O' War Vineyards

725 Man o'War Bay Road | Man O' War Bay, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 9678
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Stunning location and great wines

Quite the drive (relatively speaking) to get there from the main tourist suburbs on the island. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter K
via mobile
Best Chardonnay Ever

We kinda got lost around Waiheke and ended up at Man O'War and simply needed a drink, turned out... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FranziskaS1
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Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
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“food truck” (10 reviews)
“beautiful bay” (11 reviews)
“wine tasting” (53 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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725 Man o'War Bay Road | Man O' War Bay, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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+64 9-372 9678
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite the drive (relatively speaking) to get there from the main tourist suburbs on the island. It was well worth it - the tasting rooms are set down near a small beach which looks out over a bay. The setting is awesome and it would...More

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We kinda got lost around Waiheke and ended up at Man O'War and simply needed a drink, turned out they had the best Chardonnay I would ever be able to taste. Beautiful scenery, incredible wines, very accomodating and fun staff.

Thank FranziskaS1
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had a wonderful family visit, enjoyed great wine and food whils relaxing on overstuffed bean bag loungers watching the ocean!

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This is a must do Winery whilst in Waiheke. We hired a car and loved the road trip out to Man O' War. The landscape is breathtaking and what you dream of when visiting New Zealand. Arriving at the winery again we were left speechless...More

Thank VegoTwins
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Firstly, the drive to & fro Man O'War is already a captivating experience - hilly windy tracks with spellbinding views. To then reach an alcove of sorts, with sailboats in the bay & picnic right there with lovely wine & food: hard to beat really....More

Thank hpctravellor
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We picked a stunning day to visit Man O War. The drive in is truly magnificant and worth the trip alone. Up and down and very windy the road offers stunning views. We got to the winery and was offered less than a mouthful of...More

Thank Ben H
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Best wine tasting from Sarah. So informative. Thank you so much. Highly recommend the wines. Best wines on the island.

Thank Ross O
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place right one the beachfront. Wonderful wines and the platters were lovely. Great service! Thanks MOW☺️

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Hire a rental and driver yourself. $100.00 for the day. We enjoyed our drive to the northern area of Waiheke Island. This winery is a must visit. Very friendly informative staff, excellent wine and great varieties all grown in their estate in the varied micro...More

Thank Neil C
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot, amazing position. We only tasted wines. Great picnic spot. Lovely grassy area if you take children. Nice wines. If yiu are planning a wedding there is a gorgeous wedding chapel next door! Enjoy the views in the drive! Lovely way to see the...More

Thank froggy1970
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JoanneKnox
28 December 2016|
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Response from Josh_ManOWar | Property representative |
Hi Joanne Sorry for the delay in response, I have been on annual leave. Cheezels answer is correct, you can anchor anywhere in the bay and tender in. unfortunately the jetty is out of service as it needs repair. Hope to see... More
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142SueandNeil142
8 October 2016|
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Response from Josh_ManOWar | Property representative |
Hi Neil, Apologies for the delayed response and missing your email. We dont have a shuttle out to Man O' War sorry. Best way's to get to Man O' War are as follows 1.Taxi, this will cost you around $80 each way. i would... More
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Pratik S
8 October 2016|
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Response from WellWornRimowa | Reviewed this property |
I'll be honest Pratik, it's a bit hard to get to if you don't have a car on the island, having said that, it's stunning and well worth the trip. We hired a car on the island very easily, it's such a big place, I think you'd... More
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