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Matariki Hangi & Maori Cultural Performance

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Address: Lake End Tutanekai Street | next to Pizza Hut / owned by Novotel/Accor, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 3463 888
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Lovely experience

Family holiday, lovely experience, Geyser that reminder of Chile at Atacama, with the difference we saw the Geyser in Rotorua at night time, in Chile very early in the morning and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Family holiday, lovely experience, Geyser that reminder of Chile at Atacama, with the difference we saw the Geyser in Rotorua at night time, in Chile very early in the morning and very cold too. Lovely thermal waters, you can soak in as much as you pleased..for a price of course. Little bit expensive the area in general, hotels, attractions, food.,... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Our driver Ahora was terrific. We loved riding on her bus. The show was very informative and we enjoyed the dinner cooked underground in the traditional Maori way. One of the highlights of our trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Excellent interactive cultural show that will not disappoint. Great friendly staff and what a fantastic buffet. Great value for money.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

This was the best cultural experience I've ever had! Traditional maori haka, war dances, songs, food. I'm in awe of the pride shown by all involved. An absolute must for any age!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

What a wonderful place to go,taken by the Maori chief to be shown all sorts of Maori traditions including being shown and taking part in the Haka.A brilliant and ethereal show before a very good dinner,don't miss this if your staying near Rotorua.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

It was fun my husband Zdravko was the Chief of our group and he enjoyed himself, watching the dancing, singing and the haka were fun especially when men from the group were picked to do the haka.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

For $10 per person this 40 minute performance was informative and great to watch. Authentic. Interactive with a huka lesson. Highly recommend it for all ages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

You meet at the center in Rotorua and are bus'd out to the Maori recreated village. The bus drivers explains the welcome ceremony. After going through the ceremony, the group enters the village proper and splits into smaller groups to visit the different presentations, where the members explain different aspects of the Maori culture and daily living chores. After circulating... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Had s great day staff where very informative very clean grounds found out some great facts about the culture. I highly recommend this

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went as part of an organised tour. There were two coach loads plus individual guests but everything was so well organised that you did not feel part of a crowd. Our 'chief' and the rival group's 'chief' were challenged before being allowed to enter the area. The Maori people there gave us a real insight in to their culture,... More 

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