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Tamaki Maori Village

1220 Hinemaru St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 2999
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Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance
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1220 Hinemaru St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 2999
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a great cultural experience! Definitely a must do in Rotorua if you are interested in Maori culture. It's a good interaction with the guests and the show gave me goosebumbs! And of course: the food!!! So delicious! I enjoyed myself a lot. Very harmonic...More

Thank Kajaey
Reviewed 2 days ago

As locals, it was interesting to experience this. The culture is so familiar but we still learnt things and particularly enjoyed the performance just before dinner. In a short time, you can only expect to scratch the surface of a culture and the various aspects...More

Thank RotoruaAnnie17
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the highlight of our trip to Rotorua from the moment we got on the bus until we got back to hotel. Entertainment the whole time. Great little exhibition features, entertaining show, decent meal, good company and the Maoris lovely warm friendly people. Don't...More

Thank CummingDubai
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome performances and very organised tour. Even my 2 year old was held captivated by the singing and dancing! Great Hangi dinner and desserts!

Thank christinecL8061GN
Reviewed 5 days ago

We've been travelling in New Zealand for a year now and it's so good to learn about the Maori Culture ! Such a good introduction as we get to know a lot about the carving, games, the haka or even how they used to cook...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a good cultural experience and a wonderful way to learn about the Maori people. The only thing that would make it better would be to limit the experience to fewer visitors at a time. I have been to similar experiences and gotten more...More

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the overnight experience in March 2017, it was hands down the most insightful, entertaining and enjoyable experience I had in New Zealand. Not only was it fun it was also very educational, we were provided with an insight into Maori life and culture....More

Thank Tara D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time as soon as Wallace (Waka driver) picked us up. We were showed Maorí daily activities and had a great hangi (dinner). Of course the hakas were the highlights.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you really would like to learn about the Maori (Indigenous)culture of NZ, then this is a must do experience. And I am from New Zealand! We took our visitors from India & it was one of the highlights of their business trip. The hotel...More

Thank Tania H
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW. Our group had a volunteer leader who participated in the Maori welcoming ceremony on behalf of all of us. After this we were invited into the village where there were demonstrations of some of the practices of the Maori life in days gone by....More

Thank lesliew771
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Matias B
hello, is it suitable for small children (3 years and 1 year)?
29 April 2017|
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Response from John2436 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. Content is of interest to +12. Children may be confused by some of the material.
Hi - my daughter and I have a car - we were coming from Hamilton today - can we just come ahead and pay entry fee? Is there a set schedule? We were going to see the geo-thermal pools as well. Thank you!
20 April 2017|
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Response from Tamaki-Maori-Village | Property representative |
Kia ora! We would love to welcome you both to Tamaki Maori Village to join our Evening Cultural Experience, our show time this evening is 5:00pm you would need to meet at our Tamaki Booking Office - 1220 Hinemaru St, at... More
Hi, Can I buy the ticket at the main entrance of the village? I will stay at Lakefront. It is possible a separate tour which i do not join the Hangi feast? What is your advice?
13 March 2017|
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Response from Tamaki-Maori-Village | Property representative |
Hi ShaneLean thank you for your question, The options available are to purchase your ticket from our main office at 1220 Hinemaru St Rotorua, OR you can book and pay for the experience online and then meet at the village if... More