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Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass
from US$34.60*
Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass
from US$34.60*
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Waitangi Treaty Grounds, New Zealand's most important historic site, is where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the British Crown and the indigenous Maori in February 1840. Set on a stunning site overlooking the Bay of Islands, Waitangi is...more
1 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7437
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Reviewed yesterday

Very well presented history of New Zealand. The museum itself could take a few hours to read all of the information provided. The cultural performance was excellent and is included in the price of entry. A guided tour is also included in the ticket price.

Thank AdventuringClan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent visit. Great guide who was entertaining and informative. Well paced guided tour and excellent cultural performance. Excellent all round

Thank rebeccar19702018
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the highlight of an - albeit - short stop in NZ on a cruise from Sydney via S.Sea island to Hawaii. It's a MUST both historically and scenically, with its amazing park and views out to the sea! Very friendly and hospitable front...More

Thank topmail2222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Informative and interesting tour and talk about he Maori in Paihia. Including the U.K. monarchy connections.

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beautiful area. I was quite surprised at how "humble" the buildings on the grounds were. Hard to believe something as historic as the founding of a whole country happened here. The educational displays and presentations are wonderful and the surrounding area is...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place at end of june. What a historically significant and beautiful place. The tour was great and the Maori welcome was quite special as magnificent settings and beautiful grounds. It is worth visiting the museum as it is very well done, highly...More

Thank sparktoflame
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is of the greatest importance in New Zealand history. Its the place where a nation was born. The guided tour provides you a great insights into the history of Maori s and their culture. The cultural performance is just superlative. Must visit while...More

Thank Kiran K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour should not be missed whilst in Paihia especially if one does not know the Maori history and culture. The guide tour was very informative and the tour guide had a lovely sense of humour. The cultural show was awesome but would be better...More

Thank Happy-Fam-Man
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were surprised to find it was $50 per person to visit, even though this included a guided tour and a cultural experience. However, having had the tour and the experience, and been in the museum it seems it’s not too much to pay to...More

Thank HKirk-1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the cultural show! Very well done and family friendly. The tour was quite boring. The guide was very knowledgable, but with a basic understanding we felt kind of lost in too many details he gave. I liked that they had ear pieces so...More

Thank ashley06182018
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12 July 2018|
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Response from Gabriela M | Reviewed this property |
It’s like a 30 min walk from the pier. There’s no bus or taxi in Paihia, but maybe your hotel can offer you a lift. You can also check if Waitangui treaty Grounds offer this service.
1 January 2018|
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Response from DrChrisChan | Reviewed this property |
Not unless you want your dog 🐶 on the menu 😂 🤣
15 November 2017|
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Response from DaveBAmersham | Reviewed this property |
The guided tour took about 45 minutes. I would say it would not not be suitable for young children. There are no facilities that would be of interest like play areas. The tour would not be of interest because of the deep... More