Whakarewarewa– The Living Maori Village is the legacy and home of the Tūhourangi Ngāti Wāhiao people, who have been sharing their unique way of life with visitors from all around the world for over two hundred years.
Experience the warmth of the legacy guided tours through NZ’s iconic living Maori village. The Village guides are direct descendants of the early Māori guides whose Legacy shaped tourism in New Zealand for generations. Their insights, knowledge, and legendary hospitality (manaakitanga) adds depth and richness to the experience you’ll have at Whakarewarewa. Enjoy the warmth of the wonderful Legacy guides who will take you on a journey through the geothermal landscapes with humor, charm and warmth.