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Matakana Village

2 Matakana Valley Road | Matakana, Auckland 0986, New Zealand
+64 21 959 929
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2 Matakana Valley Road | Matakana, Auckland 0986, New Zealand
+64 21 959 929
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wondered around here on Saturday Market Day. Was very busy and parking is difficult. Area was never designed to be so popular. But the day was lovely so the walk was fine. Some very clever people making some beautiful things. Lots of good fresh produce...More

Thank Karin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

On Saturday mornings there is the Farmers' Market, with more than fifty stalls, shops & live music, where one can spend a few hours there. At other times, it is quiet. Strolling down the street, one can enjoy looking at the same place, the river,...More

Thank 1pochette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Makakana Markets, north of where we were staying at Waiwera Beach. Found a park and walked as you would expect on a busy market day! Markets were filled with people, which of course is a good sign, with a wonderful community atmosphere, and...More

Thank Shaz959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely oldee worldee cinema, good markets but very busy. Parking is better down the end of the village, away from the hub.

Thank 253spike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great relaxed atmosphere with buskers and all sorts of things to do like horse riding. If you want a fantastic start to your weekend come here.

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite places to visit! Only an hour out of Auckland but feels like your further. Such a relaxed feeling. The markets on a saturday are amazing, great fresh produce, wine and other ready to eat fresh food. Lots of nice friendly people...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Only about 1 hour north of Auckland and worth the effort. The scenery is green and lush. Once there, there are a few good cafes and of course James & Morrison for fabulous ceramics. Markets on a saturday morning are worth getting started early so...More

Thank janwholeboxndice
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Go early to avoid all the snobs leaving their RR's and pushing their way to the front everywhere. It becomes thoroughly unpleasant!

1  Thank kiwi572014
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Love visiting the Matakana Village for the lovely fresh produce. Such a fantastic range of goods from seafood to feijoa wine. Always a great atmosphere especially when there's live music playing.

Thank AuntyMicky
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Whether you're here on a Saturday for the Farmers Market, or just stopping on the way through to another destination, Matakana has a lovely vibe about it. Recently we enjoyed a day at the beach, followed by a beer, cider and ice cream in the...More

Thank sarahjlee2
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The Matakana Village Pub
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How do you get to Matakana Village via public transport?
13 March 2015|
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Response from StablesRestaurant |
InterCity Bus or Kowhai Connction
Hi! So Matakana village is only worth visiting on Saturdays during the market?? Thanks!!
17 December 2014|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
Nobody has mentioned the cinema. They have shows on in the various theatres/screenings about 4 or 5 all showing different films at different screening times, the seats are the most comfortable I have ever sat in you can get... More