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Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance

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    What to Expect
    After hotel pickup, you’ll travel by air-conditioned coach to Tamaki Maori Village, situated deep within the forest about 15 minutes from Rotorua. En route, your guide prepares you with information in anticipation of an authentic Maori hangi dinner, and shares protocol for visiting your indigenous hosts at the marae.

    Hear an eerie cry of welcome before you enter, and experience the powhiri (welcome ceremony) by a proud descendent of New Zealand’s ancient warriors. Pass crackling open fires and traditional whare (houses), and listen to classic instruments as you observe a re-enactment of daily activities and traditional arts and crafts typical of a pre-European Maori village. 

    In the wharenui (meeting house), see haka song and dance in a powerful performance by a Rangiatea cultural  group. When it’s time for the hangi feast, dig into slow-cooked meat and vegetables roasted in underground earthen ovens. 

    Your 3.5-hour tour ends drop-off at your hotel in Rotorua.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Tour departs from your selected Rotorua city hotel

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    Tamaki Booking Office - 1220 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua
    Duration
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hangi Dinner
    • Tour escort/host
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Maori performance in traditional meeting house
    • Entry/Admission - Tamaki Maori Village
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Camera and Video usage is permitted throughout the entire evening experience.
    • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    To see enthusiastic, energetic and exciting individuals performing their true native heritage was absolutely amazing. They were funny, informative and 100% involving you into their culture which was amazing. The only 2 negatives. 1 there wasn’t enough time throughout the tour to
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    The evening started well,our coach driver was funny and interacted with us all very well.The evening was interactive just the right amount. We learned a bit about the Moari way of life and finished the evening off with a good meal
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    A beautiful example of Maori culture and way of life. The show was great but that Pavlova is still in my dreams!!! Un hermoso ejemplo de cultura Maori. Los bailes lindos y la comida riquísima. Sueño al postre Pavlova.
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    We heard rave reviews about this evening experience and it did not disappoint! From start to finish the evening was a fun, engaging look into Maori culture delivered with a wonderfully contagious enthusiasm. Thank you so much for this one of a kind experience!
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    A wonderful experience from start to finish. The entertainment and the food were definitely highlights, but for me the most interesting thing was seeing how the ancient Maōri culture has been preserved by taking advantage of (rather than fighting against) modern technologies
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    • Duration: 3h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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