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Address: Waitangi National Trust Estate, New Zealand
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Learn about New Zealand history with a great view at the backyard

You can take entry package with guide. The guide walked with us and another group of people with the same entry package. We got the audio equipment to listen to the guide while... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can take entry package with guide. The guide walked with us and another group of people with the same entry package. We got the audio equipment to listen to the guide while strolling around the area (building, garden, back yard). The backyard have wide lawn and picturesque view to the Bay of Island. Finally we just stop and lay... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although it is expensive ($40 NZ) per person entry fee, Waitangi Treaty Grounds re well worth a visit to learn a little of the Maori culture and development of New Zealand. The cafe serves a delicious coffee and the food looked good, but was expensive. We took a picnic and sat in peace in the beautiful Grounds. The Cultural show... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

this visit was included as part of a coach tour we were on from Auckland. A lovely setting looking out onto the Bay of Islands just by Paihia. I would recommend anybody who visits the area to visit this place to get an understanding of its importance in the formation of NZ and the impact of the Mauri. The guided... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to visit there and were not disappointed! Good value at $40 per person with lots to see and do. Traditional Mauri display and great museum all with fantastic views. You could easily spend all day here.....they have obviously spent a lot of time and money on making it authentic

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Thank Angie B
Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

$20 admission fee was money well spent! The cultural display was very entertaining, the guided tour VERY informative. Our guide had a wonderful sense of humour and took time out to encourage questions from our group. I enjoyed the walk through the bush to the cafe. How wonderful to hear our beautiful native birds singing😊

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Thank Val12-1964
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Wow!! Have been many times, however, not for 8 years. This place is so impressive. New museum is up with the best & the culture show performers genuinely enjoy putting on a show. So many cultural shows look like an effort & something that has to be done for tourists. These guys were on form. Can't recommend a visit here... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

The fact that this is the most important historical site in New Zealand should be reason enough to visit. However with its excellently curated museum, beautiful views, cultural entertainment, informative and friendly guides, this visit has lots to see and do for people of all ages.

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

The Waiting Treaty House and and museum is a great way to understand an essential bit of Kiwi history- one you need to know to understand modern New Zealand and the relationships between the Maori's and the Europeans. This attraction provides a very enjoyable afternoon's visit that makes history come to life.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

We could have spent all day just in the museum. The children were impressed with all the hands on tech they could use. They said that they learnt a lot more than at school. They were very impressed with the tour and learning about The Treaty and the history of Waitangi, Tino pai to mahi. Awesome work. Amazing passionate informative... More 

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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

My first visit to Waitangi for more than 20 years. While the traditional things are still there, the whole experience has been improved out of sight. The new Museum is fantastic, and a real credit to all those responsible. Could have spent at least twice the 4 hours we spent in there.

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