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WanaHaka Tours

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Kia Ora and Welcome! WanaHaka® is focused on giving YOU a true Māori experience to connect you with the Tangata Whenua (people of the land). Wine Tours start from-: $129.00 for a 2.5/3 hr 'Short 'n Sweet' option of Wanaka and Tarras. $179.00 for a 4...more
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103 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 21 519 730
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Joe is as good a guide as you can find anywhere! He’s funny, charming and above all whanau (family)! The tour itself is well-planned, timed perfectly and gives us the peace of mind in enjoying great wines that he has brought us to. Definitely recommend...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The two Joe's provided a really enjoyable informative tour. The wineries were small boutique and tasting with wine makers were great. Maori cultural info very insightful even for a local. Thoroughly recommend.

1  Thank ChrisM13650
Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe organized a private Wine & Culture tour for me, visiting 3 small Wineries around Wanaka. During the drive I received a good overview of the Maori culture. At the wineries he was so patient to wait for me. I had time to ask all...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went on an amazing tour with Joe. We went to three excellent wineries. The wines were top notch. We tried several other wineries on our trip and the three on this tour were the top 3. Joe was a great tour...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Joe was incredible! He did a welcome to country for us on our wedding day and we enjoyed the experience thoroughly 😁

1  Thank 692levin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had an extremely informative and enjoyable experience with Joe. We all highly recommend the experience. He took great care of us. He is very knowledgable about Maori culture and enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge. Absolutely loved every minute we spent with Joe. Also great...More

1  Thank silasandharon
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Joe was terrific at showing us the local wineries and telling us about the history of the area. We enjoyed the traditional welcome and appreaciate Joe’s friendly personality.

1  Thank EricD2733
Reviewed 22 September 2018

What a great way to start our New Zealand holiday with a wonderful Maori Welcome. Joe was excellent and so passionate about his culture. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Wanaka.More

1  Thank BusinessTraveller135
JoeW3438, Owner at WanaHaka Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

And I am so delighted to assist in your lovely family being able to start your holiday in that way. I do hope the rest of your trip was awesome am sure it was. What i love is that all ages can share in the...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

A great way to start our holiday, learning about the Maori culture and traditions and seeing the Haka performed. The touching on hoses to share the 'breath of life' and be welcomed to the land was a special and unique greeting. Thanks Joe!

1  Thank gmricho
JoeW3438, Owner at WanaHaka Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Pleasure and honour. The connection to the people and the land is so unique and I love being able to share it. Mā te wā/Until next time. Joe

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Big thank you to Joe for the amazing experience we had while on a family holiday to NZ, so glad we took the time to do this and highly recommend anyone with little ones to do the same, its one thing to take your children...More

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Joe W, Owner at WanaHaka Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank-you for a humbling review, I just love your whanaū/family to bits, was such a privilege to share my Māori culture with you all and it is very important to me to make sure the kids are fully included as I want it to be...More

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