We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tu Tika Tours

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Book In Advance
52
All photos (52)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“story teller”(2 reviews)
“kia ora”(2 reviews)
About
Join Tu Tika Tours for a very personal and immersive Maori Cultural Experience and tour in Whangarei, New Zealand. Become a part of our whanau family and learn about New Zealand's beautiful Maori culture directly from knowledgeable and passionate...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
Website
+64 21 507 826
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Tu Tika Tours
from US$201.70
More Info
Reviews (20)
Filter reviews
20 results
Traveller rating
20
0
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
20
0
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews story teller maori experience kia ora great introduction tika new zealand whanau insight
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 20 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Tu Tika Tours for offering such a moving powhiri and kapa haka in celebration of the grand opening of Kowhai Dental West. You made this event so special and we are forever grateful to all of you for your blessings and prayers. ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’–

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ijoymama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As one reviewer already said, this should be the first item on your list to do in New Zealand. You will learn about Maori culture during your six hours with this family. Rangimarie and Mervyn are both very personable and nice people. You may have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank f16addict
Rangimarie H, Owner at Tu Tika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback we really appreciate it. Safe travels:)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 3rd visit to NZ in 4 years. On the advice of our B&B hosts in Ngunguru (Melva and Hilton), we signed up for a day with Tu Tika Tours. We had a truly wonderful, fun, tasty, and informative experience. On our first...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SanDiegoLovesSnow
Rangimarie H, Owner at Tu Tika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so pleased to have met you both and thank you for taking Melva and Hiltons advice. Very humbled by your comments xo

Reviewed 18 October 2018

I had a great authentic insight into Maori culture on my day with the Harding family. Do you would like to learn a bit about the Maori history, the language, weaving patterns, greeting rituals, traditional food and the significance of special places like a pa...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ulrike759
Rangimarie H, Owner at Tu Tika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

The pleasure was ours e hoa:) Thank you thank you thank you xo

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

It was a brillant experience, it was the best way to learn lots about the Maori culture and their traditions. We loved the Tu Tika Tour, Mervin and Rengimarie, but also their kids are great hosts! Two Families become one ... thanks!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Climber392726
Rangimarie H, Owner at Tu Tika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Your welcome....thank you:)

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Whether visiting New Zealand for the first time or a Kiwi on holiday your first stop needs to be Whangarei to take part in a Tu Tika Tour with the Hardings. Mervynโ€™s introduction to Maori culture from the darkness before time to today will set...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Theriverbank
Rangimarie H, Owner at Tu Tika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

The pleasure was ours Hilton and Melva. Thank you for the yummy cookies and the copy of your book too, love it:)

Reviewed 20 July 2018

We loved the Tu Tika tour, Mervin and Rengimarie are truly exceptional, you will learn a lot about the Maori culture and traditions. It's a way of visiting Whangarei knowing what every place means to them and what everything represents. They make you feel part...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank capitanastragalo
Rangimarie H, Owner at Tu Tika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Kia ora, thank you so much really pleased you enjoyed our time together.

Reviewed 20 July 2018

We loved the Tu Tiki tour, Mervin and Rengimarie are truly exceptional, you will learn a lot about the Maori culture and traditions. It's a way of visiting Whangarei knowing what every place means to them and what everything represents. They make you feel part...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank capitanastragalo
Rangimarie H, Owner at Tu Tika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Kia ora๐Ÿ˜‰

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic authentic Maori cultural experience at Te Perenga Paraoa Marae. Real whanau welcome Launch of Whangarei Maori Tourism Strategy - stay in the home of a Maori whanau and experience real culture with your family. Brilliant

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandra B
Rangimarie H, Owner at Tu Tika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Kia ora Sandra, thank you for your feedback, pleased to see you enjoyed your evening with us. Nga mihi

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Do it! Go there! We sit back now as we are now a part of an amazing Maori family. Rangimarie picked us up. We had a breathtaking haka-welcome ceremony by Mervyn and with the meeting of the hole family , as it was saturday and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank buuti
Rangimarie H, Owner at Tu Tika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Was our pleasure to have met you both. We are truely humbled. Take care our Greenlander whanau.

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 nearby hotels
Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre
304 reviews
.24 km away
The Grand Hotel
45 reviews
.61 km away
Marina Court Motels And Apartments
41 reviews
.83 km away
Aaron Court Motel
31 reviews
.88 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 159 nearby restaurants
Serenity Cafe
232 reviews
.03 km away
The Quay
530 reviews
.07 km away
Mokaba Cafe
302 reviews
.10 km away
Turkuaz Cafe
106 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 78 nearby attractions
Claphams Clocks - The National Clock Museum
159 reviews
.04 km away
Town Basin
553 reviews
.06 km away
Te Kakano
48 reviews
.43 km away
Burning Issues Gallery
24 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tu Tika Tours staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines