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Man O' War Vineyards

725 Man o'War Bay Road | Man O' War Bay, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 9678
Review Highlights
Worth braving the dirt road

This is a fantastic place to visit for several reasons. The tasting room sits on lovely grounds... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
Rude and arrogant - won't be back

When we arrived, we were greeted by an extremely rude staff member who used profanity to make a... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Rochelle B
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“wine tasting” (45 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
725 Man o'War Bay Road | Man O' War Bay, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 9678

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to visit for several reasons. The tasting room sits on lovely grounds with comfy bean bags, picnic tables and a great view of the sea. So close you could have a wine and go for a swim. They serve tasting...More

Thank avb13
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

When we arrived, we were greeted by an extremely rude staff member who used profanity to make a point about parking. It was so unnecessary and a simple 'excuse me, you can't park here' for whatever reason would have sufficed. When we mentioned this to...More

Thank Rochelle B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We made the trip to Waiheke because our friends who are Auckland natives went on and on about the wine, the landscape, and the laid back good nature folks at Man O' War. What we encountered was a disaster and I would seriously 0 star...More

4  Thank S. Curt P
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I scored a 4 but probably more a 3.5. I can understand the attraction but it is a simple garden with benches, expensive wine and a only two or three food items to choose from. It is a long way out of town on gravel...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My wife and I drove the winding road to this superb spot after spending a couple of days on Waiheke wining and dining with friends at various establishments. Sitting outside at Man o' war on a sunny Sat arvo overlooking the bay, drinking their excellent...More

Thank gregclinch
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Very good place to stop and enjoy a glass of wine. Not more if you are driving. The wine is really excellent. We really liked the location and the view to Pakatoa and Rotoroa Island. It's not really a beach place for swimming but a...More

Thank MichaNZ
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Take a seat, with wine in hand and a cheese board in front of you, while gazing at the open ocean... sounds dreamy right? That's Man O' War for you!

Thank TheImpulsiveTraveler
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped of for a quick lunch consisting of a sharing platter and wine, (naturally), it is a vineyard after all. All was as it should be, tasty, relaxing and very enjoyable. If you are in the area - stop and sit on the verandah, look...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had the opportunity to visit Man O' War Vineyards as part of a friends 50th birthday celebrations and I'm really glad that we chose Man O' War to visit. It's a little out of the way and the road there is quite bumpy but the...More

Thank EmmaAuckland
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We looked at their website before we went to NZ and we were expecting a spectacular view of the Bay but instead the winery is situated ON the bay right next to the water. Don't get me wrong, it is a lovely setting and they...More

Thank Gary M
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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
8 October 2016|
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
Pratik S
7 October 2016|
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Response from 8623PaulineS | Reviewed this property |
hi Pratik, You will need to take a ferry to Waiheke island and then drive or arrange transport from the Ferry Terminal to the Vineyard. If you have a car the ferry leaves from Halfmoon Bay in Howick, if you are foot... More