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Cook Islands Cultural Village

Address: Arorangi, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 682 21314
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Ranked #11 of 25 Attractions in Rarotonga
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Visitors to this historic village can participate in a variety of activities from coconut husking...
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Visitors to this historic village can participate in a variety of activities from coconut husking to fishing in order to experience the lifestyles of the Maori people.
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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Great way to get an insight on how the natives live. The food was awesome and great nights entertainment! i even managed to get pulled up on stage to take part in some activities. Great night out and highly recommend.

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Wellsford, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Picked up at the time said and taken to the Village where on arrival a glass of bubbles was given to everyone. Then a wonderful tour and talk on all the Cook Islands history. Went into huts that have been built saw lots from medicines to weapons copies of canoes ceremonial costumes.Learnt so much about the Cook Island people and... More 

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New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

amazing fascinating funny clever - there's not enough words to describe this must do visit - seriously!

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We enjoyed all of it...!! Approximately $100 each, we were picked up from our hotel and dropped off at the end of the evening, in an open air bus, nice relaxing start! Meet with a complimentary drink, we were guided through different parts of Cook Islands heritage, culture, day to day life, food and was superbly presented with terrific artefacts,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is in my opinion, one of the two must do activities , while in Rarotonga. The cultural show, and the meal, (especially the cooked taro leaves), are two things not to miss.

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Long Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This was a very nice evening. The cultural village tour was very interesting. The village staff were very accommodating and allowed plenty of time for questions. Quite informative. The dinner show was spectacular! The dancing is amazing! (How do they do that!?) The food was very good and the staff very friendly with attentive drink service. The over the water... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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155 reviews 155 reviews
42 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

A fine group of young adults presented a 'Kava bowl' ceremony and local dancing with great enthusiasm. A very enjoyable hour

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Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Well worth the visit. We found it informative, entertaining and friendly. Highly recommended. A really good night out.

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Nambour, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

This was the most memorable and wonderful experience. We loved it. The presentation is very professional and certainly a must see for any visitor. Great service, wonderful entertainment, great food with some great island food to try. Talented performers who seem to love sharing their culture and heritage with you. Had a wonderful night and got to meet some lovely... More 

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Libby
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

A very uplifing experience, from the moment you board the bus! Food was unique, very tasty, entertainment exciting. Everyone involved lived and breathed their culture! Fantastic!!!

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