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Beautiful winery, vineyard - must do!

If you are in Russell - this place is a must do! Actually, if you are in the Bay of Islands, this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Classy & Beautiful

The vista from Omata was absolutely stunning! The vineyard and restaurant - classy and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
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“pinot gris”(3 reviews)
“wine tasting”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Aucks Road, RD1, Russell, New Zealand
+64 9-403 8007
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Russell - this place is a must do! Actually, if you are in the Bay of Islands, this is the place you must visit. They'll pick you up and shuttle you - so don't worry about transport. The wine. Try the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

The vista from Omata was absolutely stunning! The vineyard and restaurant - classy and beautiful. Our group had a fabulous afternoon which started with a wine tasting at our table, to selecting beautifully topped pizzas (with super thin crust - heavenly) plus the delicious Platter;...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JOL2543
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I spent my birthday afternoon here with some friends. We had a tasting flight each and a platter between us all with an extra bottle of Rose for good measure. It was great. They will also pick you up from the ferry if you phone...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KerryJPayne
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Went for wine tasting and had the mixed platter with a pinot gris. Amazing service, friendly staff and great food and wine. Definatelt recommend!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RachaelC1625
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Came across this little Oasis after a swim at nearby Long beach, Russell. It has a stunning view over to Paihia and Waitangi in the Bay of Island. Staff very helpful, knowledgeable and pleasant. Fabulous setting and well worth the trip down the long windy...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank PCH2012
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We had a day visit to Russell taking the ferry from Paihia. I had plans to visit the Omata Estate but thought it was too far out of town and needed a taxi. A chance conversation with a shop owner advised us that the estate...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Paul A
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

The Omata Estate is a delightful way to spend a summer afternoon. We had the seafood platter for lunch, which included local mussels in a delicious marinade and as well as various antipasto, cheeses and crackers. After lunch we went for the wine tasting and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank lauriecrow
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our wine tasting here and although we did not eat as we were dining out that evening, we could see the food was good. The cheese platter looked wonderful. The view from the restaurant is superb, a sea view beyond the vineyard

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank travelmadbob
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Good wines, delicious food, lovely location and excellent service. The platters are great. Good lunchtime visit.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Tim12014
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We spent a wonderful couple of hours here tasting their excellent boutique wines - Merlot rose exceptional (sorry we bought the last bottle) and the syrah 2013 was also one of the best we have tasted. The location is perfect overlooking the bay and with...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Peter J
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