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Waitangi Treaty Grounds: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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
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1 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7437
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Reviewed yesterday

Extremely well presented, in various formats, information about the Treaty of Waitangi, and its place in the history of New Zealand

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank jmg225
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was looking forward to doing this but when we got there, they wanted to charge $50, it was going to take 3 hours and the only way you could do it was with a guided tour. I like going around at my pace and reading...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank ottey26
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took an overseas guest to the Treaty grounds and whilst we all felt it was incredibly expensive ($50😱) we all enjoyed it especially the cultural show which was only 20 minutes but brought back lovely childhood memories whilst the overseas visit was just over...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Coraleen026
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were reluctant to visit at first because of the $50 entry fee and were unsure about the content, but decided to go based on comments of previous visitors. We made the right decision to visit. The views and grounds were spectacular. The cultural show...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank TPa64
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to visit for those interested in New Zealand history. Very well done Museum and cultural performance was very good. Great views out over the islands. Price is quite steep ($50) for what it is so would only recommend to those very interested in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank chilrach
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the tour - along with 30-40 others in our group - with Dan Busby and weren't disappointed. He offered fascinating insights and proud stories of the Maori history and culture, with special emphasis on the treaty with the British. It was all done...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank gomall
Reviewed 6 days ago

Both an important historical and cultural site to the understanding of the Maori. Fun for all ages and the physically challenged. Don't miss the traditional ceremony at the Wharenui (big house) and the museum.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Dad P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour of the grounds and information about the area. Appreciated the cultural show in the hall immensely

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank beanandeasy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to visit and have a taste of Maori culture. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The cultural experience was moving. Plenty of history to see in the museum and an understanding why Maori folk love their history and culture and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank olivinem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous way to learn about NZ history and to experience the Maori culture! We loved our time here. The tour and the performances during the demonstration were terrific. Our tour guide was fun and informative and handled the treaty conflicts quite well. We are...More

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Mr Ronald S
August 31, 2019|
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Response from VickiShamae | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them directly. I loved this place. I arrived at 3:30pm and took me about an hour to look through the museum. I was invited back the next morning to do the walking tour and it was fabulous and so informative... More
February 24, 2019|
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Response from gismothecat | Reviewed this property |
Not free. 50 dollars each. Worth it. Great day. However try Book me a web site. May get for 30 each.
Merja E
September 28, 2018|
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Response from Val F | Reviewed this property |
Same price however long you are there, seriously though, its worth making time for eh😉😊