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Tamaki Maori Village - Maori Cultural Experience With Hangi

Join us for an unforgettable journey that will take you deep into the heart of Maori culture at the most awarded cultural tourism attraction in New Zealand.

Highlights

  • The most awarded cultural tourism attraction in NZ!
  • Discover Maori weaponry displays, traditional Maori crafts such as flax weaving and the traditional Maori tattoo
  • Hear the amazing history of the villagers ancestors and learn about ancient horticultural practices
  • Enjoy the traditional songs, beautiful harmonies and dance performed by the villagers including the Haka and the unique Poi dance

The Tamaki Maori Village is surrounded by ancient Tawa forest and is located on the fringes of Rotorua, the heartland of Maori culture.

Upon your arrival you’ll be welcomed with a sacred and traditional ceremony before entering into the village which comes to life as fires blaze.

The climax of your cultural experience at the Tamaki Village will be a delicious 3 course feast. The Hangi is steamed underground on hot rocks and offers a true taste of this unique culture.

Come and see for yourself why the Tamaki Maori Village Experience is the most award-winning cultural tourism attraction in New Zealand!

Duration: 3.5 hours.

Transfers: Complimentary bus transfers are available for those staying within the Tamaki Boundary between Rotorua Airport and Waiteti Road. If you are staying outside the boundary, please meet at the Tamaki Maori Village Office: 1220 Hinemaru Street, Central Rotorua.

Departure: If you are staying within the boundary, bus starts collections from Rotorua Hotels, Motels & Backpackers between 5.00pm & 5:30pm. Experience starts at 6.15pm and bus returns at 9.30pm.

 

*** Hangi Feast Menu ***

Starters: Rewana Bread.

Mains: Traditional Hangi, Hangi cooked meats – Prime New Zealand Lamb & Chicken, Hangi cooked vegetables - potatoes, Kumara, carrots, Stuffing, Steamed NZ green lip mussels, Fresh fish cooked in garlic and butter sauce, Condiments – gravy, mint sauce, cranberry sauce, Green Garden Salad, Pasta Salad.

Dessert: Pavlova with kiwifruit, Fresh Fruit Salad, Hangi Steamed Pudding, Fresh Cream.

Adult $130.00
Child $75.00
Family Pass $370.00

What's included

  • Maori Cultural Experience
  • Traditional Hangi Buffet Feast
  • Free transport to and from your Rotorua accommodation

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Child price applies to ages 10-15 years. Children aged 5-9 can be added for $35 as you proceed to checkout. Under 5's free.

    Please list your accommodation as part of the check-out process in the "Special Requirements" section.

    Refund policy:

    If cancellation is made within 7 days of the booking, 50% of the total booking amount will be charged. If cancellation is made within 48 hours of the booking, 75% of the total booking amount will be charged, and if cancellation is made within 24 hours of the booking 100% of the total booking will be charged.

Available Bookings from February 24 to March 01

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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Sat 29 Feb
Sun 1 Mar

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$75.00
  • Family Pass$340.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Bev Forwood from Australia wrote on 09 July 2019

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Amazing experience that all should go!

Very easy to book. Our 15 year old son went and said it was worth it. Food excellent. Friendly staff. Excellent cultural experience. Plenty of time to look around. Plenty of time to eat, lots of food. Excellent entertainment throughout the night. Great bus driver JR. plenty of chances to take photos. There is a bar, good prices. You eat late so be prepared for that. Pick up and drop off was excellent. This is one of the best tours I have be3n on world wide culturally.

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John from Australia wrote on 11 June 2019

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Awesome experience

Very professional, warm and welcoming

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Coline Segrette from France wrote on 22 November 2018

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Amazing

It was an amazing experience, incredible fantasting, the cast is great and really nice. Kia Ora!

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Karla Wilhelm from United States wrote on 10 September 2019

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Tamaki Maori Village experience was wonderful!

We had a wonderful evening. Very knowledgeable and fun Maori family. We also loved "Dennis the Menace" who made our drives there and back not only educational but entertaining, while the formal opening ceremony, visit to the village, the 'show' and the dinner were wonderful, so were the folks who sang for us after dinner and on the bus ride home! We are still talking about how wonderful the experience was two days later! Thank you!

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Kylie from Australia wrote on 08 September 2019

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Awesome. Must Do!!

Awesome was recommended by our family. Was so good and the staff/ hosts were very friendly and answered all questions and were all so helpful and very happy. They were very entertaining.

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