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Te Vara Nui Village

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Address: Rarotonga, Muri, Cook Islands
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+682 24 006
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Te Vara Nui Village is the Cultural Centre of the Cook Islands offering 3...

Te Vara Nui Village is the Cultural Centre of the Cook Islands offering 3 amazing products: a 2.5 hour VILLAGE TOUR offering a full authentic journey into our past, a Stunning Over-Water Night Show and first class Island/Western fusion buffet dinning experience on floating and fixed stages set in botanical gardens surrounded by rock gardens and waterfalls, and our COMBO PACKAGE offering both Village Tour and Over-Water Night Show and Buffet dinner in one night. Your ultimate cultural experience not to be missed!!!!

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So Pretty, Magical Experience

We dined here for my partners birthday dinner, the host is very nice and she greeted every single Table which was cool. Beautiful dancing and drum beats, the rain didn't stop them... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dined here for my partners birthday dinner, the host is very nice and she greeted every single Table which was cool. Beautiful dancing and drum beats, the rain didn't stop them what so ever.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great show, well worth going, awesome dinner/dessert and interactive dancers with crowd, when the main show was finished

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't do the tour but the show was just awesome, very good insight into the Cook Island culture. Would recommend to friends, families and couples. Oh and plenty of food, buffet dinner and beautiful raw fish!

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Thank katyw593
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went here for the dinner and show. So well priced for what you get. Dinner was amazing, tasty and well done. Good selection of western and local dishes. The show was well performed and educational but at the same time of being highly interesting and me and my friend were both throughly entertained.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Te Vara Nui Village to celebrate my birthday on December 31, 2016 and was impressed with what we saw and experienced. We enjoyed the drinks, dinner and the fantastic show. I would go there again if I went back to Rarotonga one day. An excellent place to be visited. It is a 'must see' location.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This show is amazing to watch, the people are extremely friendly, full of history and have the best seafood chowder and culture show! This is a MUST!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would say this is a must when visiting Rarotonga. It's not just a dinner and show it's a night of storytelling and learning a bit about Cook Islanders. This was great value for money, $100 for a buffet dinner that was a great selection of Cook Island dishes. The show was very entertaining with commentary in between dances telling... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be one of the best dinner/shows that I have attended. Couldn't fault anything on the night. The staff are friendly and attentive. The facilities are well set out and are spotless. There was a huge amount of food with a lot of variety. The show was fantastic. Put this night on your things to do in Rarotonga.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Te Vara Nui Village was close to our accommodation so we decided to check it out, the show was very colourful and the dancers were good but the fire dancer was not very good compared with others we have seen but overall worth seeing. Food was plentiful and nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great show and setting. We all loved the dancing, food, and ambiance. This is highly recommended for all. Family friendly and exciting. My 1 1/2 year daughter keeps asking to view a few clips we shot with the iPhone. Will come back when next in Rarotonga. Everyone will enjoy the food, visceral island village setting, and dynamic dances.

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