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Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House

Waitangi National Trust Estate, New Zealand
09-402-7437
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Ranked #61 of 782 Attractions in North Island
Type: Historic Sites, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Cultural
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Helensvale, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

What a great way to learn the history of a country and it's people! Right where it took place! I loved the fact that it wasn't the commercialised production others attractions perform. Everyone from the girl at the front when we walked in, to the last person we saw before we left were friendly, welcoming and were able to answer... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

a truly excellent day out, beautiful gardens fantastic history tour , do the ultimate combo with the one on one tour guide john a very knowledgeable chap and with a sense of humour too. your guide will tell you everything you wish to know about the local history and also you will get the chance to see and hear the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Even for jaded kiwis who think they've seen it all, this was worth doing. Very enjoyable cultural performance and the Treaty Grounds are beautiful, not to mention historical. A place every New Zealander should visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

There is an entry fee plus extra for a tour & cultural experience (now sold separately). For me, if you pay the entry, then pay for a tour ... the cultural experience is only an extra ten bucks and well worth it. Our tour guide John, was awesome. I had looked up the cultural experience online prior to going and... More 

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Spratton, Uk
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26 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The visit here was superb. Make sure you take in the Cultural Show. Great entertainment and a good intro to Maori Culture. The other exhibits are well laid out and the walks through the grounds are really good.

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Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were charmed from the moment we arrived and walked from the car park by the friendly and helpful greeting and welcome. Inside it was carefully explained what the choices were and we were completely delighted that we chose to attend the cultural performance. It was a great show and the timing of each section was perfect. Just long enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

This is a must if you want to learn about New Zealand's first people and their culture. We bought the ultimate combo and thought it to be excellent value for money. The cultural performance was great. I'm really glad we spent time here.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My family - 2 adults and 2 teenagers visited the Treaty grounds on a very rainy day in June. We didn't know what to expect but were delighted by our visit. We bought the Ultimate combo ticket which includes Entrance, the Guided Tour and Cultural performance, the cost was worth every dollar and children under 17 were free. What a... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The cultural performance was outstanding. Absolutely excellent. Visited the treaty grounds in June 2014. Great place to visit if you like historical sites and cultural performances. Additional cost for the cultural performance, but it is worthwhile to get a piece of the NZ native Maori culture. The website is: http://www.waitangi.org.nz/tours-and-experiences/

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

an emotional experience felt by both my partner and myself largely due to the 'hair raising' performances by the cultural group........skilled, informative, vibrant and professional.......felt very proud of them and proud to be a kiwi at Waitangi.

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