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Tamaki Maori Village

1220 Hinemaru St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 2999
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Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance
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1220 Hinemaru St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 2999
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very enjoyable peek into ancient Maori traditions. The village looked authentic and they made a real effort to share the ways of the early Maoris while including all of us visitors in the fun and games. The food was delicious, we learned a lot and...More

Thank Tucs0nSusan
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a fabulous experience! The Maori were extremely welcoming to visitors and gave information regarding their culture in a fun but informative format. Watching the meal being removed from the fire pit was amazing & possibly one of the best meals we had while...More

Thank _cstaats74
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did the evening tour. Our guide Dennis the Mennace was funny and full of information. Upon arriving we were greeted and shown around the village by beautiful people passionate about their culture and hoping to inspire others to learn and understand their ways. We...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was looking for someplace that was entertaining as well as culturally educational...this fit the bill and included dinner as well! the performances were entertaining, the exhibits filled with stories & interactive. The food was absolutely incredible...and what could have been a dull bus ride...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 5 days ago

amazing experience with amazing Maori warriors! The food cooked in warm pool was interesting and watching the traditional dance was just magic! The tattoo artist is a special man and a very good painter! Hope to go back there one day!

Thank TasFede
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a great cultural experience! Definitely a must do in Rotorua if you are interested in Maori culture. It's a good interaction with the guests and the show gave me goosebumbs! And of course: the food!!! So delicious! I enjoyed myself a lot. Very harmonic...More

Thank Kajaey
Reviewed 1 week ago

As locals, it was interesting to experience this. The culture is so familiar but we still learnt things and particularly enjoyed the performance just before dinner. In a short time, you can only expect to scratch the surface of a culture and the various aspects...More

1  Thank RotoruaAnnie17
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the highlight of our trip to Rotorua from the moment we got on the bus until we got back to hotel. Entertainment the whole time. Great little exhibition features, entertaining show, decent meal, good company and the Maoris lovely warm friendly people. Don't...More

Thank CummingDubai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome performances and very organised tour. Even my 2 year old was held captivated by the singing and dancing! Great Hangi dinner and desserts!

Thank christinecL8061GN
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been travelling in New Zealand for a year now and it's so good to learn about the Maori Culture ! Such a good introduction as we get to know a lot about the carving, games, the haka or even how they used to cook...More

Thank Laura C
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Matias B
hello, is it suitable for small children (3 years and 1 year)?
28 April 2017|
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Response from John2436 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. Content is of interest to +12. Children may be confused by some of the material.
Hi - my daughter and I have a car - we were coming from Hamilton today - can we just come ahead and pay entry fee? Is there a set schedule? We were going to see the geo-thermal pools as well. Thank you!
19 April 2017|
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Response from Tamaki-Maori-Village | Property representative |
Kia ora! We would love to welcome you both to Tamaki Maori Village to join our Evening Cultural Experience, our show time this evening is 5:00pm you would need to meet at our Tamaki Booking Office - 1220 Hinemaru St, at... More
Hi, Can I buy the ticket at the main entrance of the village? I will stay at Lakefront. It is possible a separate tour which i do not join the Hangi feast? What is your advice?
12 March 2017|
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Response from Tamaki-Maori-Village | Property representative |
Hi ShaneLean thank you for your question, The options available are to purchase your ticket from our main office at 1220 Hinemaru St Rotorua, OR you can book and pay for the experience online and then meet at the village if... More