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Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show

| Arorangi Village, Cook Islands
+682 21 924
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Great cultural experience!

Staff here are really lovely, right from the start when booking the tour over the phone! Very... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2015
aishal24
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NZ
Culture - food - entertainment

A very authentic experience. I would say this is a must to anyone visiting Rarotonga and wanting to... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2015
Mel_Esprit_Pilates
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Sydney, Australia
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+682 21 924

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Reviewed 1 May 2015

Staff here are really lovely, right from the start when booking the tour over the phone! Very authentic Cook Island Cultural experience and learnt so much about the history of the Cook Island people. The dancers/drummers seem so proud and passionate about what they do...More

1  Thank aishal24
Highland_Paradise, Owner at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2015

Meitaki Maata for your review. We'll pass your kind words on to the staff, they'll be pleased you had such a great time!

Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

A very authentic experience. I would say this is a must to anyone visiting Rarotonga and wanting to learn about it. The cultural/historical section seemed the most honest of anything we experienced. Great buffet dinner. As a dance teacher back in Aus, I was surprisingly...More

1  Thank Mel_Esprit_Pilates
Highland_Paradise, Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2015

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit our piece of paradise. We're so pleased you enjoyed the show as well as learnt a little about our culture! Until next time...kia manuia!

Reviewed 3 April 2015

Loved the show, the educational aspects, the humour, music, food, Venue that can't be beat up high over the ocean. Cant say a negative thing. Just great..

2  Thank Dave M
Highland_Paradise, Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2015

Meitaki Maata for joining us at Highland Paradise. See you next time! Kia Manuia from Tutu, Anne and the team.

Reviewed 3 April 2015

Unfortunately the skies opened and the rain was heavy for the whole evening which sort of put a damper on the marae part of this event. However, the show was fantastic and the umu food buffet beautiful. I don't eat seafood and the guys were...More

Thank AucklandMeringue
Highland_Paradise, Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2015

Meitaki Maata for joining us at Highland Paradise on your last trip. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and our show. We're happy to provide a variety of food in our traditional buffet to suit everyone's tastes. Until next time, Kia Manuia!

Reviewed 31 March 2015

We spent a wonderful evening enjoying the show, despite some heavy rain. The buffet was good. The show was the best with a entertaining look at the history of the Cook Island people. The drumming and dancing were awesome.

Thank Bart Q
Highland_Paradise, Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2015

Thank you for your review. We'll try put some sunshine on for you next time!

Reviewed 28 March 2015

We booked this night to head up the mountain for dinner and some Education of the local people. It was worth every penny it cost. The dancing was amazing and the story succinct and tantalizing. Audience participation made it more life like and the food...More

Thank Chris W
Highland_Paradise, Owner at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2015

Kia Orana and thank you for taking the time to visit Highland Paradise on your recent holiday. We love to share our culture and story with our guests and enjoy a real sense of pride in this. Food is a central part of our way...More

Reviewed 3 March 2015

My wife and I totally loved our experience at highland paradise. The food was great, the show was even better. Before the show we were taken into there village to see how their ancestors lived and it was a beautiful site up the mountains overlooking...More

2  Thank George M
Highland_Paradise, Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2015

Kia Orana! Thanks so much for your review. Our little ones (who will be running the show soon enough!) love to have an opportunity to perform our traditional songs and dances for our visitors. It is our pleasure to host visitors to Rarotonga at the...More

Reviewed 1 March 2015

Great show, very entertaining and educational, plus great food. Quite expensive but was still well worth it. Seeing the various huts packed with local heritage items was well worth it.More

1  Thank Debbiefu
Highland_Paradise, Owner at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2015

Thank you for choosing to spend some time with us in paradise! We work hard to ensure the entertainment of our guests and quality of our feast while keeping to our vision to rejuvenate our ancient village settlement. The price reflects our commitment to our...More

Reviewed 22 February 2015

What ever you do in Raro make sure you go on this night out. A must!!! Great history, show and food, lovely people, fantastic management, I was offered free drinks when there was a small hiccup, so friendly and great show. This is bucket list...More

3  Thank wayne j
Highland_Paradise, Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2015

Kia Orana and thank you for your review. We're truly sorry about the wee hiccup and glad that complimentary drinks went some way to help you enjoy your evening with us more. We look forward to hosting you and your group again in the near...More

Reviewed 21 February 2015

If you like good food, great entertainment with a little history and one of the most beautiful mountain top sunsets over the ocean I have ever witnessed, this is the place. The village tour and the welcoming ceremony at the Moria ( temple ) was...More

Thank Wain P
Highland_Paradise, Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2015

Meitaki Maata for sharing some of your holiday with us Wain. We're pleased you enjoyed our umukai (feast) and hope you'll be back for more next holiday! We will pass on your kind words to Danny, our MC as he does such a great job...More

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