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Walk with the Ancestors provided by Waimarama Maori Tours

Walk with the Ancestors
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About
The preservation of this culturally important and archaeologically significant site, Hakikino is a fascinating mix of old world wisdom and new world innovations. Embracing all that is available today, we have established a native plant nursery and created the Hakikino Conservation Reserve. Let one of our family members share with you these sacred sites: the bush lore, the folk lore, the culture and the language: all of which continue to shape the hopes and aspirations of the people today. This tour provides you with an insider’s perspective on being Maori and relates historical and contemporary Maori culture from a unique and personal point of view in our home village of Waimarama. It’s a friendly and relaxed encounter.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 150083P2
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Private transportation
Duration
2h
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We can collect you from your accommodation in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North or from the Airport in Napier.
20 Airini Road, Waimārama 4294, New Zealand We can collect you from your accommodation in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North or from the Airport in Napier. If you are going to meet us in Waimarama, we will meet at the shop - 20 Airini Road, Waimarama.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Private transportation
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We can collect you from your accommodation in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North or from the Airport in Napier.
20 Airini Road, Waimārama 4294, New Zealand We can collect you from your accommodation in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North or from the Airport in Napier. If you are going to meet us in Waimarama, we will meet at the shop - 20 Airini Road, Waimarama.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
2h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Infants must sit on laps
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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GibsonsNZ
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Great tour!
Highly recommend! We had a great afternoon, very personal tour and learnt so much. Kids enjoyed it too.
Written January 28, 2020
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Waimarama M
Thanks for your review Nicki! It was an absolute pleasure sharing our conservation site and our shared history with your family. We wish you and your whānau all the best with your own native plantings!
Written January 30, 2020
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jmck_kunde
Nelson, New Zealand6 contributions
Don't miss the Waimarama experience
May 2019
In general there are two types of Maori tours: the mass presentation Las Vegas type show, which can be great fun; and then, there's the more intimate, inclusive kind of presentation.
At Waimarama there is the opportunity to relate to modern day Maori people; to learn of their history; and to experience how they, and their ancestors, became this land. A day at Waimarama is an intimate family experience that is unforgettable. We learnt, and felt, a lot. Don't miss it!
Written August 28, 2019
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Thank you for your kind words - we are so thrilled to read that you enjoyed your time with our family learning about the different aspects of our lives in such an authentic way. We hope that you will return one day soon, but until then take care - Mā te wā!
Written September 2, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
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