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Te Vara Nui Village

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Address: Rarotonga, Muri, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 00-682-24006
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Te Vara Nui Village is the Cultural Centre of the Cook Islands offering 3...

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!!!!

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Great night out! great family experience. High energy show and impressive music and costumes. Kids loved the dessert buffet! :)

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great night out! great family experience. High energy show and impressive music and costumes. Kids loved the dessert buffet! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic night at Te Vara Nui. We did the tour and dinner package. Well worth it to learn the history of the Cook Islands which we found very interesting. The over water show was amazing!! And the food was wonderful - you won't go hungry. Highly recommend this show to everyone visiting Rarotonga.

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Thank Danielle R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Buffet was divine. Couldn't see clearly the performers faces throughout the show. Magical dancing and drumming. Great setting. Over rated. Highland Paradise has more value for money

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Thank Mihana K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a fun evening, and the food was pretty good, but I found it a bit touristy. Pacific Highland Paradise has a much more educational and informative program that was a ton of fun too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an experience. Very dramatic cultural show, heart pounding drums and beautiful costumes. Fire dancers and the girls were so beautiful to watch. The tour at the beginning was quite good too. The food was an actual feast. One of my fellow guests was vegetarian and she still had so many options that she was able to fill her plate... More 

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the village tour was very informative and entertaining, this was followed by the buffet which was extremely delicious with a range of local food. The show at the end was an extravaganza of lighting music and dance. Well worth the cost, a mst for any tourist visiting the Cook Islands. Mei Taki!!

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Timaru, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had a good night at te vara nui with some slight disappointments, where we were seated at the front of the restaurant wasn't the best as a few of us has obscured views of the show, and a few couldnt hear much because of the waterfall outside but apart from that the show was well done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great night, interesting facts, weather was terrible but they managed it well. Food was good, show was great. When we booked I thought it was a bit expensive but was worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the show they were amazing such talent it was raining, but it did not stop an amazing performance . Food was great .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this attraction a bit overpriced and the performance was a little too far away compared with other Island nights. The food was ok but we were surprised to find only one fish dish on the buffet. The fire dancing was very impressive and what they have done with the venue in terms of the water garden is amazing.... More 

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