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Whakarewarewa - Guided Tour & Maori Cultural Performance

by Whakarewarewa The Living Maori Village
per adult Price is $26
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Highlights

Authentic living Maori village

Admission includes guided tour & cultural performance

Learn how Maori co-exist alongside geothermal wonders

See hot springs, mud pools & the world famous Pohutu geyser

Explore our geothermal nature trails

Highlights

Authentic living Maori village

Admission includes guided tour & cultural performance

Learn how Maori co-exist alongside geothermal wonders

See hot springs, mud pools & the world famous Pohutu geyser

Explore our geothermal nature trails

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Cultural Experience in English

Duration 3h No booking or credit card fees

Admission for the Cultural Experience includes a guided tour (in English) and a Maori cultural performance.

Note: The guided tour is absolutely optional, you can tour the Village (self-guide) at your leisure. Our visitor maps are available in a multitude of languages.

Sample Itineraries
10.00am tour and 11.15 am show
11.15am show and 12.00pm tour
1.00pm tour and 2.00pm show
2.00pm show and 3.00pm tour

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per adult
$25.50

Total price is $25.50, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Cultural Experience with Corn Cob in English

Duration 3h No booking or credit card fees

Admission for Cultural Experience with Corn Cob includes a guided tour (in English), Maori cultural performance and a delicious corn on the cob, served with butter, salt and pepper, cooked just for you by Mother Nature in our largest geothermal mineral pool, Parekohuru - which means murderous ripples!

Note: The guided tour is absolutely optional, you can tour the Village (self-guide) at your leisure. Our visitor maps are available in a multitude of languages.

Sample Itineraries
10.00am tour and 11.15 am show
11.15am show and 12.00pm tour
1.00pm tour and 2.00pm show
2.00pm show and 3.00pm tour

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per adult
$26.78

Total price is $26.78, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Cultural Experience with Hangi Pie Meal in English

Duration 3h No booking or credit card fees

Admission for the Cultural Experience with Hangi Pie Meal includes a guided tour (in English), Maori cultural performance and a delicious Hangi Pie meal.

Hangi Pie is our world famous Whaka Hangi pie, a delicious Kiwi delight containing chicken and beef cooked in our geothermal steam box, vegetables cooked in our mineral pool, bread stuffing, and gravy encased in a golden puff pastry. Our Hangi Pie meal is served with corn on the cob cooked in our mineral pool, a green salad and dessert. Tea, coffee and water included.

Note: The guided tour is absolutely optional, you can tour the Village (self-guide) at your leisure. Our visitor maps are available in a multitude of languages.

Sample Itineraries
10.00am tour and 11.15 am show
11.15am show and 12.00pm tour
1.00pm tour and 2.00pm show
2.00pm show and 3.00pm tour

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per adult
$36.98

Total price is $36.98, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Cultural Experience with Geothermal Hangi Meal in English

Duration 3h No booking or credit card fees

Our Geothermal Hangi Experience includes admission, a guided tour (in English), Maori cultural performance and a delicious Geothermal Hangi Meal.

The Geothermal Hangi main course includes: Chicken beef, cabbage, potato, kumara (NZ sweet potato), bread stuffing and sweet corn. Dessert consists of steam pudding with fruit salad, custard and cream. Tea, coffee and water included.

Note: The guided tour is absolutely optional, you can tour the Village (self-guide) at your leisure. Our visitor maps are available in a multitude of languages.

Sample Itineraries
10.00am tour and 11.15 am show
11.15am show and 12.00pm tour
1.00pm tour and 2.00pm show
2.00pm show and 3.00pm tour

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per adult
$44.63

Total price is $44.63, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Whakarewarewa - Guided Tour & Maori Cultural Performance

Activity Location

Whakarewarewa Village

17 Tryon Street

Rotorua

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Whakarewarewa Village

    17 Tryon Street

    Rotorua


Description

Combining authentic Maori culture and Rotorua’s geothermal activity, Whakarewarewa – The Living Maori Village is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most unique attractions.

Situated on the edge of Rotorua city, Whakarewarewa, the home of the Tuhourangi-Ngati Wahiao people, offers authentic and memorable Maori cultural experience, as well as geothermal wonders.

Admission to our village includes a guided tour, Maori cultural performance concert and access to our geothermal nature trails.

Through our guided tour you can glean wonderful insights into Maori culture, our customs and traditions. Hear first-hand why our lifestyle is the envy of many as we co-exist alongside Mother Nature using geothermal activity for warmth, cooking and bathing.

Experience Maori culture at its best with a mesmerising and skilful Maori cultural performance with a mihi (welcome), waiata (songs), poi display and the world-famous haka.

At your leisure, continue through the village and partake in some souvenir shopping, or stop at our café and sample some local tasty treats, including our world-famous hangi pie, or a geothermal hangi meal (bookings recommended).

Lastly, maximise your visit by exploring around the village by on our self-guided geothermal nature trails, which offer glorious photo opportunities at every turn.

Performance times: 11.15am and 2.00pm (30 mins in duration)

Guided Tour times: 9am,10am, 12pm, 1pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 4pm (1 hour in duration)


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Whakarewarewa

  • Admission to Whakarewarewa Village

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Admission includes a fully guided tour (on the hour) through Whakarewarewa Village and a Maori Cultural Performance Show at 11:15 AM and 2 PM.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.


Whakarewarewa - Guided Tour & Maori Cultural Performance ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.9 out of 5

5/5 May 23, 2019

We liked everything. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. I was moved by her songs from the heart. What a fascinating place to live and work.

Anne F

Australia ex NZ

5/5 Mar 20, 2019

Amazing place full of amazing culture and brilliant people all ready to tell you a little about themselves. The perfect place to immerse yourself in the Maori lifestyle and culture.

5/5 Feb 10, 2019

A great day. Our guide was most informative, the performance was thoroughly enjoyed and everyone on our tour and throughout the village were happy and friendly.