Enjoy Matakana Coast Wine CountryExcite your senses with the many activities, sights & sounds, flavours and adventures available throughout this wonderfully diverse region. On the land, in the air, on the sand, above the water or under the sea, Matakana Coast Wine Country leaves you spoilt for choice.
Visit an outdoor art gallery to enjoy contemporary kiwi sculpture. Take to the sky's or tour and taste our many boutique wineries acclaimed for their chardonnay, pinot gris and classic red varieties. Partake in an afternoon of golf, or go horse riding along the vast stretch of Pakiri Beach. Discover our rich marine life at NZ's most popular snorkeling spot and marine reserve. Go surfing or learn to surf. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking and mountain biking.
Explore our islands, regional parks, coastal walks and bush tracks. Stand tall against an 800-year-old Kauri tree at the Parry Kauri. Relax at the famous Waiwera thermal resort. Visit local farmers markets, famous for their fresh organic produce and delicious local fare. Sample fine wines, locally brewed beer and enjoy live music and a cheerful atmosphere. The stalls are packed with goodies perfect for the weekly shop or for gifts and treats. Organic chocolate, fresh fruit and veges, cheeses, homemade jams and spreads and meaty sausages are in abundance. Take in a movie at Matakana cinema or discover traditional Maori culture at Te Hana. A playground of new experiences awaits you.