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Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House

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Waitangi National Trust Estate, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7437
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Waitangi National Trust Estate, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7437
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

To stand where the original treaty was signed granting the Maori claims on their land is a great stet to a tour of NZ. The show is very well done and not at all tacky. Check out the canoe which holds close to 90 people....More

Thank andrew h
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had stopped at Waitangi at the nearby Copthorne Hotel and it was just a short walk to the Treaty Grounds and Museum. It was the reason we stayed at Waitangi. I was surprised at the entry fee but I guess although a very historic...More

Thank 52Mustang51
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The museum was recommended by our B&B host, but we weren't as impressed by the museum itself, as by the grounds around it, the mansion on the hill, and the amazing view. The museum was very dark, with quite an oppressive feel about it, but...More

Thank helianthus1
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went twice in a month and could honestly go back again. New museum is somewhere I could spent 4 hours in. Found new stuff the second time. The Treaty house - another hour. Visitors to NZ should go to the cultural performance. Kiwis - Just...More

Thank sidadandsimum
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This house took on many guises throughout its history and is now a very smart museum for the treaty grounds. It will be part of your tour package so definitely worth a look. Whilst in the back garden a fantail was singing and dancing around...More

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 4 February 2017

You can take entry package with guide. The guide walked with us and another group of people with the same entry package. We got the audio equipment to listen to the guide while strolling around the area (building, garden, back yard). The backyard have wide...More

Thank NovaHS
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Although it is expensive ($40 NZ) per person entry fee, Waitangi Treaty Grounds re well worth a visit to learn a little of the Maori culture and development of New Zealand. The cafe serves a delicious coffee and the food looked good, but was expensive....More

Thank Pepster56
Reviewed 17 November 2016

this visit was included as part of a coach tour we were on from Auckland. A lovely setting looking out onto the Bay of Islands just by Paihia. I would recommend anybody who visits the area to visit this place to get an understanding of...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to visit there and were not disappointed! Good value at $40 per person with lots to see and do. Traditional Mauri display and great museum all with fantastic views. You could easily spend all day here.....they have obviously spent a lot of...More

Thank Angie B
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

$20 admission fee was money well spent! The cultural display was very entertaining, the guided tour VERY informative. Our guide had a wonderful sense of humour and took time out to encourage questions from our group. I enjoyed the walk through the bush to the...More

Thank Val12-1964
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