Tamaki Māori Village Evening Cultural Experience

The most award-winning cultural attraction in New Zealand. Voted “Top 10 best attraction in the World” - a cultural experience like no other. Delivered with genuine heart and soul, Tamaki Māori Village offers a window in to a truly riveting, spirited way of life. Experience an evening of ceremonial ritual, amazing re-enactment, powerful cultural performance, storytelling & hangi feasting as we relive significant events within our Pre-European history! Immerse yourself in the traditional Maori way of life during this interactive and entertaining evening experience with dinner.

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Duration 12 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland
    • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD
    • Complimentary refreshments and water on board
    • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour
    • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus
    • Admission to Tamaki Māori Village evening cultural experience
    • Three-course authentic hangi dinner & cultural performance
    • The most awarded cultural tourism attraction in NZ
    • Traditional Māori welcome ceremony
    • Interactive tour of pre-European village
    • Participate in hands-on cultural activities – Flax Weaving, Māori tattooing
    • Viewing of geothermal hangi meal prep
    • Enter the ancestral meeting house
    • Enjoy the traditional, powerful and entertaining cultural performance
    • Feasting on a traditional hangi 3 course buffet dinner and NZ desserts
    • Entry/Admission - Tamaki Maori Village
    What's excluded :
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Tamaki Maori Village, 1220 Hinemaru St 1070 State Highway 5, Rotorua 3073 New Zealand

    The most award-winning Māori culture attraction in New Zealand... Journey with us to the outskirts of Rotorua, to a Māori village nestled in an ancient forest Voted Top 10 Experience in the World, this is a cultural experience like no other. Delivered with genuine heart and soul, Tamaki Māori Village offers a window in to a truly riveting, spirited way of life.​

    Experience an evening of ceremonial ritual, powerful cultural performance, storytelling & Hangi feasting. Warriors emerge from the forest by canoe to perform the powhiri, an ancient ceremony of welcome that allows visitors safe passage into the village nestled within a native Tawa Forest.

    As you wander beneath the stunning forest canopy, the pre-European village the village comes alive with sights, sounds & activity of days gone by including haka, poi, tattooing, weaving, carving and arts of warrior training. You will have the opportunity to participate in these activities.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Grand Mercure Auckland, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Common Pickup Location in Auckland City:Grand Mercure Hotel, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010
    Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
    • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, sun protection, jacket/warm layer, & any essential personal items.
    • Please also bring a jersey or coat if it is cold.
    • Easy and good fitness level required.
    • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as this is the perfect place to get some great experiences photos.
    • Special dietary requirements catered for upon request, please advise at the time of booking. Preferences and requests cannot be guaranteed. Special requests are subject to availability.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-168163P33

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