RESERVE YOUR SEAT
The Man O' War Coach departs from the Matiatia Ferry Terminal & returns from Man O' War multiple times a day. The Man O’ War Experience starts the moment you step onboard our super comfortable coach. Air conditioned with suspension on every single seat, you’ll enjoy a scenic drive to & from Man O’ War.
From 1st of Feb until Easter: Thursday to Sunday
To Man O' War Bay ex Matiatia Ferry Terminal via Onetangi:
11am and 1pm from the Ferry Building. Onetangi is approximately 20mins later.
To Matiatia Ferry Terminal ex Man O’ War Bay via Onetangi:
3:30pm and 5:30pm. Onetangi is approximately 20mins later.
Walk ins are available at Matiatia (at the drivers discretion and if space is available) if you don't have a booking. For those already at Man O’ War, the first bus departs Man O’ War Bay at 10am. Please speak with our team to book your ticket to town.
Man O' War 'Day Tripper'
Spend a day in the bay, sipping and swirling your favourite wines.
Book a return trip on the Man O' War Coach and you'll enjoy a tasting of 4 unique wines from our Flagship range.
Show your booking confirmation to our team at the Cellar Door to enjoy your tasting.
Departing from Matiatia
To Man O’ War Bay
Departing from Man O' War Bay
To Matiatia Ferry Terminal
Cost$10.00 per person
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there seatbelts?
Seatbelts in buses are not required by New Zealand law and we are unable to guarantee availability of buses fitted with seatbelts in advance of travel.
If you are traveling with a child in a carseat or booster seat, and the bus you travel on does not have seat belts fitted you are more than welcome to put the car seat/booster seat in the undercarriage and carry the infant or child on your knee.
How many seats are there?
Our bus has 39 seats available, therefore there are ever only 39 tickets available for sale per trip, this includes pick-ups in Onetangi.
The ferry is running late! What do I do?
In the case the Ferry is running late, the Bus will wait for your arrival. Subsequent bus times will then be pushed out, we’ll do our best to get the bus running back on time and contact those customers affected by the delay.
Is the bus air conditioned?
Yes! However if the temperature is not comfortable, please let your driver know.
Can I hire the entire bus?
Absolutely. Simply purchase all 39 tickets online for your preferred date/time. Alternatively contact us directly to discuss your requirements.
I’m arriving by boat. What can I do?
Cruising into Man O’ War Bay by boat and wanting to visit the rest of the island? You can book a one-way bus ticket by contacting us or enquiring at the Tasting Room.