Tamaki Māori Village evening cultural experience
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Activities

Tamaki Māori Village evening cultural experience

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 12 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Hangi dinner and traditional Maori performance at Tamaki Maori Village
  • Experience Maori customs and traditions
  • Welcome ceremony and haka song and dance
  • Traditional hangi feast
What to expect

The most award-winning Māori culture attraction in New Zealand. Embark on a journey with us to the outskirts of Rotorua, to a Māori village nestled in an ancient forest Voted “Top 10 Experience in the World”, this is a cultural experience like no other. Delivered with genuine heart and soul, Tamaki Māori Village offers a window into a truly riveting, spirited way of life. Experience an evening of ceremonial ritual, amazing re-enactment, powerful cultural performance, storytelling and hangi feasting as we relive significant events within our Pre-European history! Immerse yourself in the traditional Maori way of life during this interactive and entertaining evening experience with dinner.

Experience an evening of ceremonial ritual, powerful cultural performance, storytelling and Hangi feasting. Warriors emerge from the forest by canoe to perform the powhiri, an ancient ceremony of welcome that allows visitors safe passage into the village nestled within a native Tawa Forest. As you wander beneath the stunning forest canopy, the pre-European village the village comes alive with sights, sounds and activities of days gone by including haka, poi, tattooing, weaving, carving and arts of warrior training. You will have the opportunity to participate in these activities. Witness the earth being scraped away from the hangi pit to reveal baskets of food cooked beneath the ground on hot stones. Enter the ancestral meeting house and enjoy a powerful cultural performance before dining the traditional hangi buffet feast!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
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  • What's included
    • Pick up and drop off from Grand Mercure Hotel
    • Refreshments and water on board
    • Entry ticket to Tamaki Māori Village
    • 3.5-hour Māori cultural experience
    • Dessert buffet feast
    • Dinner
    • Guided tour
    • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Roundtrip transportation
    What's not included
    • Access to Wi-Fi onboard
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 5 - 14)
    • Infant (age 4 and under): Free of charge
    Where

    Grand Mercure Hotel, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010

    Meeting point:

    You'll get the pickup from Grand Mercure Hotel to be transferred to the tour location, please make your own way to the pickup point.

    What to remember
    • Wheelchair and pram accessible high chairs available
    • Please note that you'll get the pickup from Grand Mercure Hotel to be transferred to the tour location, please make your own way to the pickup point and be ready at least 10 minutes before the departure time
    • After the tour, you will be dropped back at the pickup point
    • Licensed bar available, drinks available for purchase at additional cost
    • A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour to depart
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • Please bring a warm jacket, sensible footwear and your camera!
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
    • Please be ready at the pickup point at least 10 minutes before the tour departure time
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    Provider
    ExperienceKart Limited
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 7 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 2 days before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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