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Te Vara Nui Village

Rarotonga, Muri, Cook Islands
+682 24 006
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Te Vara Nui Village is the Cultural Centre of the Cook Islands offering 3 amazing products: a 2.5 hour VILLAGE TOUR offering a full authentic journey into our past, a Stunning Over-Water Night Show and first class Island/Western fusion buffet dinning experience on floating and fixed stages set in botanical gardens surrounded by rock gardens and waterfalls, and our COMBO PACKAGE offering both Village Tour and Over-Water Night Show and Buffet dinner in one night. Your ultimate cultural experience not to be missed!!!!
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“buffet dinner” (102 reviews)
“cultural tour” (101 reviews)
Rarotonga, Muri, Cook Islands
+682 24 006
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The buffet dinner and show is a must at Te Vara Nui. The overwater show is very well done and the dancers are amazing. Great variety of food, the seafood chowder is delish.

Thank Sophia C
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must experience while in Rarotonga a great insight of the culture good staff and a full on buffet dinner stick to the cocktails as the wine is a little budget otherwise a great night!

Thank MrGDP
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the full tour, dinner and show. All was well presented, interesting and funny. The food Devine and the show absolutely outstanding. Next time we are bringing the kids!!! The staff really loved and had a passion for what they did. They owned it...More

Thank mellymum2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the highlight of mine and my partner Holiday...absolutely awesome. I would definetly go again.

Thank Sheryl K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went with a large group while holidaying in Rarotonga. Seated as a group looking out over the stage/lagoon. Staff were great with keeping kids feed and adults drinks filled while we waited for the show to start. Food was surprisingly good for a buffet -...More

Thank HaereereNoa
Reviewed 6 days ago

A really enjoyable show. $119 per adult for dinner and show, grab the $10 off coupon from the Raro map at the airport. Lots of handy discount coupons on this map. The show was very good, the performers are amazing and tell a beautiful story...More

Thank Buggerem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a first rate experience. These guys are experts on giving large numbers of people a great night. Food is great and the flow of the evening makes for an intimate experience even though these are a lot of people there. The dancers are...More

Thank 118toni
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed the cultural show, lovely insight into local lives and beliefs. The performance after that was spectacular, the dancers really are superb. The food was lovely, really enjoyed it. However, I recommend you don't get transfers to and from this if...More

Thank Helen_Trayes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great stage show but we found the pre-show 'village tour' was the best part. Amazing venue. Food was OK, not exceptional. Still highly recommended.

Thank 50lady61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This show is an absolute must do! The performance was lively and fun to watch and very well choreographed!! The buffet was beautiful and very well organised considering the large number of visitors. When it came time to pay for our drinks at the end...More

Thank 34teris
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Dion N
Is there a night that is best for this?
April 5, 2017|
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Response from Nicole S | Reviewed this property |
Apparently it's busy each night it's on. We went on a Saturday night only because it was the only night we could go.
Is there any vegetarian food available?
November 3, 2016|
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Response from Mayana D | Reviewed this property |
yes, but not elegant vegetarian... hope this helps
Barbara E
Hi was wondering if we pre book do we pay then online or when we are there on the night thank you Barbara
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Mayana D | Reviewed this property |
go into the town centre, see te vara nui site office, get a brochure, its a map brochure, there is vouchers in there for the show, Go to all 3- tour, dinner and show, more value, and an appreciation of the culture