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Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass
from $34.18*
Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass
from $34.18*
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Waitangi Treaty Grounds, New Zealand's most important historic site, is where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the British Crown and the indigenous Maori in February 1840. Set on a stunning site overlooking the Bay of Islands, Waitangi is...more
1 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7437
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I spent 6 hours here this week and was overwhelmed by the friendly, enthusiastic and helpful energy of all the staff. They did everything they could to ensure my visit was informative and enjoyable. It's obviously a venue that attracts many thousands of visitors and...More

Thank Sally A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We last visited Waitangi 13 years ago. What an improvement. We spent most of our time in the new museum. It's like trying to absorb an encyclopedia about New Zealand. So interesting. Always something new to learn about our nation. A must visit for all...More

Thank Denjenz
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum and Grounds have been largely rejuvenated. I thought the Museum was really well arranged so you got to learn a balanced view of this countries early engagements between the Europeans and Maori. I think the price is fair, you get what you pay...More

Thank TamanMcK
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an expensive museum to visit $50NZ for non-NZ residents but it was absolutely worth it. The museum is very well presented with both Maori and British perspectives of the actual treaty and events following, along with a good overview of the fight for...More

Thank Alison d
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cultural experience was a really great introduction to N.Z. history & culture. The Cultural show is not to be missed. Really informative as well as being entertaining. The presenters were really GREAT. The view from the grounds are spectacular. The two ladies at the...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent, knowledgeable guides make this a comprehensive experience as they clearly set out the history of this site of international importance.

Thank MichaeltheWriter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic visit Waitangi Treaty Grounds, had a guided tour and the cultural experience. It was really informative, thought provoking and beautifully curated. It opened my eyes to the history of the Maori people, their cultures and traditions as well as the impact of...More

Thank Gerrie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our first stops on our New Zealand trip, and we felt it was an important introduction to the history of the country. It was beautiful and interesting, with a pretty view, interesting movies, a great museum, and a terrific tour with...More

Thank cookpias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Being a kiwi it was so cool learning more about NZ history! World class!

Thank Rhiannon J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here today and was amazed at what a beautiful place it is. The view is just stunning and it has a really peaceful feeling about the place. The tour was brilliant, cultural performance fantastic, museum very informative and great displays and the gift...More

Thank KateG2749
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July 11, 2018|
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Response from Gabriela M | Reviewed this property |
It’s like a 30 min walk from the pier. There’s no bus or taxi in Paihia, but maybe your hotel can offer you a lift. You can also check if Waitangui treaty Grounds offer this service.
January 1, 2018|
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Response from DrChrisChan | Reviewed this property |
Not unless you want your dog 🐶 on the menu 😂 🤣
November 14, 2017|
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Response from DaveBAmersham | Reviewed this property |
The guided tour took about 45 minutes. I would say it would not not be suitable for young children. There are no facilities that would be of interest like play areas. The tour would not be of interest because of the deep... More