For an unparalleled wine experience you literally can’t go past Man O’ War – it’s at the eastern end of the island. Waiheke has 100 vineyards but an incredible 75 of those vineyards are at Man O’ War set in picturesque locations across 4,500 acres. Man O’ War’s Winery Tasting Room is the only one on Waiheke that’s on the water and New Zealand’s only beachfront tasting experience.

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Opening Hours

14 December - March

Seven days
11am - 5pm

From 1 April

Open Easter Monday
Wednesday - Sunday
11am - 5pm

Escape to the Bay where our beachfront cellar door and restaurant offers an unforgettable experience for all.

It's now even easier to get to us with direct sailings from Auckland's Viaduct to Man O' War on select dates over Summer (approx 90 mins duration).

Visit Explore for sailing schedule and to book tickets.

Alternatively the Man O' War Coach departs from the Matiatia Ferry Terminal & returns from Man O' War multiple times a day. Bookings via Button bottom right.

Please note if you intend to arrive at Man O' War Bay by helicopter, please email Tasting Room to book your landing. This is by prior arrangement only.

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For those looking for a unique dining experience reservations are strongly recommended for our Tasting Room restaurant. For groups over 20, please email the Tasting Room for table options. Maximum group size is 60 guests. For larger groups, please contact our Event team to book your group into our Event venue. T&Cs apply.

Preferred booking time not available? Come on over and grab a spot on our expansive lawn – walk ins always welcome.  


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Experience Kulta with a private tasting

Treat yourself to a unique private tasting of the Man O’ War Kulta wines.  
With your host at the Tasting Room, experience the stunning selection of the very best wines Man O' War has to offer. Sampling our four Kulta wines, paired with a selection of house-baked sourdough and Man O' War olive oil and honey.

A wine lover experience not to be missed.

$50 per person. Spaces limited to 16 people.  Booking essential. 
Book your spot above, by selecting 12pm or 2pm on Thursdays or Fridays

Your big day at the bay.

Fifty meters from the water’s edge, the chapel at Man O’ War was built in the style of the original churches and homes of the 1920s in 2007 for the owner’s daughter’s wedding. You can now get married in this unique building in such a unique location. Man O' War is also the perfect spot for any private event or epic party, boasting the only beach-front Events Pavilion on the island.

Weddings at Man O' War

Team Building, Away Days & Client Entertainment

Looking for the perfect venue for a corporate event to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city where your team can refresh their minds? Man O’ War Vineyard on Waiheke is a haven of fine wine, delicious food and untouched landscapes.

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The Man O' War Coach

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 east to Man O’ War, where you’ll discover 75 vineyards spread across 4,500 acres of the most untouched part of Waiheke. Getting there is an experience all in itself.

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To Man O' War Bay

Weekends and selected days during school holidays

Matiatia Departure

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From Man O' War Bay

Weekends and selected days during school holidays

Pickup (Man O' War)

Prompt departure

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