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Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village Guided Tour

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Get an unparalleled glimpse into New Zealands unique Maori Heritage with a guided tour of the iconic Living Maori Village...

Get an unparalleled glimpse into New Zealands unique Maori Heritage with a guided tour of the iconic Living Maori Village...

Highlights

  • Experience daily life in an authentic Māori village using natural geothermal resources
  • Marvel at Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley's Pōhutu geyser and other geothermal wonders
  • Discover the challenges and traditions of living in a geothermal plateau
  • Visit historical landmarks like the active Marae and WWII Memorial Archway

Immerse yourself in the very essence of what makes New Zealand unique as you discover the heart of Whakarewarewa with a Legacy Guided Tour of NZ’s iconic living Maori village.

Led by direct descendants of New Zealand's early Māori guides, you'll be provided with local insights, knowledge and hospitality that will truly bring to life your experience as you discover how our people adapted to survive life on top of a geothermal plateau.

On our guided tour, you'll:

  • Discover in an authentic Māori village where daily life revolves around natural geothermal resources, used for cooking, bathing, and heating homes for centuries.
  • Witness the awe-inspiring geothermal wonders of Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, including the iconic Pōhutu geyser, boiling mud-pools, and steam vents.
  • Learn about the challenges and traditions of living in a geothermal plateau, from cooking in bubbling pools to bathing in therapeutic waters.
  • Explore historical landmarks like our active Marae, WWII Memorial Archway, historic churches, and tapu burial grounds.
Adult $45.00
Child $20.00 (5-15 years)
Senior $40.50
Infant $0.00 (under 5 years)
Family $170.00 (2 Adults + up to 4 Children)

What's included

  • Wheel Chairs provided if required.

Location

  • 17 Tryon St
  • Whakarewarewa
  • Rotorua 3010
  • New Zealand

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Duration: Stay for three hours, or stay all day the choice is yours, noting we recommend a visit of at least three hours to maximise what we have to offer.

    Family price: This is the combined value if tickets are purchased separately - discounts are shown from this price.

    Please note: Cultural Performance is not included in the tour.



  • Child price applies to ages 5-15 years, entry is free for under 5's.

    Please note there is no access to the geysers from the village - they are viewed from our two lookout platforms.

    Guided tours of 1 hour are available daily at 9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. Book early as there is a maximum of 20-30 guests per tour to ensure the Safety and Enjoyment of all Visitors.

    PLEASE BE AWARE DISCOUNTS ARE FOR ENTRY ONLY AND RELATE TO THE SPECIFIC ENTRY TIME PURCHASED. FOR EXAMPLE; A 3:00PM TICKET IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO ENTER THE VILLAGE BEFORE 3:00PM ON THE DAY OF ADMISSION. DISCOUNTED TICKETS ARE NON REFUNDABLE & NON TRANSFERABLE.



Available Bookings from 19 Jun to 2 Jul 2024

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

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James Brown from United Kingdom wrote on 21 March 2020

Great Show

Great show of dancing and song. The tour around the village afterwards was very informative and interesting.

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Sophia Schindler from United Kingdom wrote on 19 March 2020

Great experience

Great experience. Definitely recommend the nature walk and trying the corn on the cob made in a hot spring.

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Raquel Fernandez from Spain wrote on 16 March 2020

Worhwhile

The history around it is very interesting, the places amazing and the small show is a plus

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Kuljinder Singh from New Zealand wrote on 19 June 2024

A good knowledge tour

Excellent tour

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Chanaka Ranasinghe from Australia wrote on 03 June 2024

MR

Amazing experience. An absolute must do in Rotorua.

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