mahurangi river winery

Wineries in Matakana Albariño, Rousanne and Viognier — future wine stars of New Zealand? This trip through Auckland wineries takes us to Mahurangi River Winery, located in the Matakana region. Mahurangi River Winery is a small winery, founded in the end of 90s of last century. It was the time when they planted their Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet […]

What to do from our B&B? Adventure & Great Fun Mahurangi Oysters – just yum! Oyster fans be warned: going for a jaunt on the Shuckle Ferry will raise your shellfish expectations forever. Never again will you settle for anything but the freshest, juiciest bivalves. Andrew and Lisa Hay from Mahurangi Oysters have been farming the […]

matakana farmers market

Matakana: Looking for Places To Eat? The pretty township of Matakana is heaven for foodies, discovers Catherine Smith – NZ Herald I owe Matakana an apology. I’d previously dismissed it as Remuera-in-the-country and I’d driven on through to the Tawharanui Peninsula. How wrong I was. A winter weekend in the pretty riverside town convinced me that this […]

Omaha Beach Surf Experience with Salt Water Eco Your day begins in the heart of Matakana Wine Country, only about 40 minutes from Mahurangi West Wing Bed & Breakfast. Here you meet your expert Surf Instructor over fresh coffee and delicious locally produced treats at the Village’s renowned Matakana Market Kitchen (MMK). A short 10 minute drive then takes you towards […]


Discover Matakana: Tawharanui Marine Reserve Snorkel Experience Under the shade of a pohutukawa tree you will learn about Tawharanui Marine sanctuary, its marine reserve and those all important snorkel skills and safety tips. Then experience the magic of the underwater world! From colourful anemone gardens to schools of sweep and solitary eagle rays, let the […]

matakana winery tour

Wines and Wineries on The Matakana Coast Matakana is New Zealand’s smallest wine area.The vineyards in the Matakana grow grapes to suit each vineyard’s  “terroir”, a combination of local climate and soil type, and each winery creates distinctively styled wines. Driving north from Mahurangi West Wing Bed and Breakfast accommodation on your winery tour, you’ll first find yourself at […]

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