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Enjoy some of Auckland’s most illustrated locations, with experienced guides from Ngati Whatua Orakei. As ahikaa (keepers of the fire of Auckland) we will provide a first-hand experience of the rich history of Ngati Whatua Orakei and Tamaki Makaurau...more
We were extremely pleased with our time with Jamie on this tour. He is Maori and therefore could share with us his personal history and experiences, We knew we would be having only a short time in Aukland before embarking on a two week tour...More
Jamie, our guide was extremely informative, passionate and knowledgeable. We were told about the history and culture of the Maori, some of their hardships, their struggles, and how they are preparing for the future.
This tour is highly recommended.
We were incredibly excited to do this tour and booked in advance. There were two of us and we were warned that the tour may be cancelled if the minimum numbers (4) weren't reached. Having not heard anything different on the morning, we caught an...More
We'd originally booked for the Maungawhau visit, but because of the weather we went instead to Bastion Point, passing Orakei en route. We had two very knowledgeable guides with extensive knowledge of the history of early settlement and of current challenges and future aspirations for...More
Did a "Volcanic Walking Tour" arranged through our cruise ship. Having a Maori guide provided insites to the Maori culture. We walked to the top of Mount Eden and heard the legends. Stopped at the Winter Garden and enjoyed a spectacular floral display before having...More
I found the tour to be very interesting. The information the guide shared gave a great insight into the history of the city and the people of the land. A real in depth tour into the life of Maori and their culture.
Date of experience: November 2017
NWOTourism, NWO Business Development - Tourism at Tamaki Hikoi Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2017
Tēnā koe, thank you for joining us for our Heaven to Earth tour. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, and hope to see you again some day. Ngā mihi, the Tāmaki Hikoi team.