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Tamaki Māori Village Evening Cultural Experience

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 15/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The most award-winning cultural attraction in New Zealand. Voted “Top 10 best attraction in the World” - a cultural experience like no other. Delivered with genuine heart and soul, Tamaki Māori Village offers a window in to a truly riveting, spirited way of life. Experience an evening of ceremonial ritual, amazing re-enactment, powerful cultural performance, storytelling & 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.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Grand Mercure Auckland
    Or, you can also get picked up
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    Tamaki Maori Village
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    The most award-winning Māori culture attraction in New Zealand... 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 in to a truly riveting, spirited way of life.​ Experience an evening of ceremonial ritual, powerful cultural performance, storytelling & 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 & activity 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.
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  • You'll end at
    Grand Mercure Auckland
    8 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Important Information
Departure Point
Grand Mercure Auckland, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD
  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board
  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour
  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus
  • Admission to Tamaki Māori Village evening cultural experience
  • Three-course authentic hangi dinner & cultural performance
  • The most awarded cultural tourism attraction in NZ
  • Traditional Māori welcome ceremony
  • Interactive tour of pre-European village
  • Participate in hands-on cultural activities – Flax Weaving, Māori tattooing
  • Viewing of geothermal hangi meal prep
  • Enter the ancestral meeting house
  • Enjoy the traditional, powerful and entertaining cultural performance
  • Feasting on a traditional hangi 3 course buffet dinner and NZ desserts
  • Entry/Admission - Tamaki Maori Village
Exclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, sun protection, jacket/warm layer, & any essential personal items.
  • Please also bring a jersey or coat if it is cold.
  • Easy and good fitness level required.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as this is the perfect place to get some great experiences photos.
  • Special dietary requirements catered for upon request, please advise at the time of booking. Preferences and requests cannot be guaranteed. Special requests are subject to availability.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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FarNaz wrote a review Mar 2021
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Thank you ExperienceKart for making one of the best memories of my life. Karthik the tour guide is such a gentleman and one of the most polite and caring people ever! In this trip I had a chance to visit Tamaki Maori Village, which was one of the sweetest and most spiritual
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Responded 24 Mar 2021
Kia ora Farnaz! Thank you very much for your kind words. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the Tamaki Maori Village Evening Cultural Experience in Rotorua with us and we look forward to seeing you on another tour to continue exploring all the very best things Aotearoa has to offer!
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  • Duration: 12h
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