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Tamaki Maori Village

1220 Hinemaru St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 2999
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Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance
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1220 Hinemaru St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 2999
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

We had mixed feelings about the Tamaki Maori Village Rotorua Evening Hangi & Concert: which we felt was overpriced for what we got: a mass tourist event: 3 (or even 4?) busses full of tourists are dropped and entertained every hour for 3 consecutive ‘rounds’...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2016

As other reviewers have said, this is a well presented cultural experience. The drivers who take you to the village outline what you will experience and ensure that everyone is clear about where to return to at the end of the evening. We found the...More

Thank AllanJane_11
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

From the complimentary pick up from your hotel this is a very enjoyable evening. Your driver gives you some history on the way to the site. You learn a little of Maori history and traditions. The concert performance was enjoyable and the Hangi meal was...More

Thank Kym L
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Really interesting and interactive experience. I did have a massive headache that evening but I enjoyed every moment...even the cracks made at us Aussies hahaha. Very good insight into how the Maori's Came to NZ and how their culture developed. Very informative on how they...More

Thank Rhea-Dew
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A fantastic evening from our awesome bus driver Denis to learning about the Maori culture and way of life. The music, Huka and Hungi were GREAT. 10/10

Thank KaGordo
Reviewed October 22, 2016

I booked this based on all the feedback on TA and wasn't disappointed. The other family members (including an 11 year old and a 14 year old) weren't quite sure what they were getting into but humoured me and all agreed at the end of...More

Thank travel_with_kids041
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

This is definately a must do when travelling in New Zealand. I learnt so much that days about the early days of the country and Maori culture. Very interesting. The food was awesome and you can eat as much as you can. The guides were...More

Thank Lionheart92
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We learned a lot about Maori culture and had a great time doing it. Dinner was very good and the bus trip there and back a lot of fun. Highly recommend.

Thank moorpwr
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to a traditional Maori experience and were not disappointed. From the bus driver (Aroha) right through to the end drive home we were entertained. The level of experience & knowledge of all who were associated with Tamaki were top notch. Loved...More

Thank Rosalie E
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Picked up at the hotel by bus, taken to Maori village. The driver (Mark) was a good laugh, using humour to get people in to the spirit whilst also being really informative. At the village the tour was excellent, again using humour but with a...More

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Matias B
hello, is it suitable for small children (3 years and 1 year)?
April 28, 2017|
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Response from John2436 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. Content is of interest to +12. Children may be confused by some of the material.
Hi - my daughter and I have a car - we were coming from Hamilton today - can we just come ahead and pay entry fee? Is there a set schedule? We were going to see the geo-thermal pools as well. Thank you!
April 19, 2017|
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Response from Tamaki-Maori-Village | Property representative |
Kia ora! We would love to welcome you both to Tamaki Maori Village to join our Evening Cultural Experience, our show time this evening is 5:00pm you would need to meet at our Tamaki Booking Office - 1220 Hinemaru St, at... More
Hi, Can I buy the ticket at the main entrance of the village? I will stay at Lakefront. It is possible a separate tour which i do not join the Hangi feast? What is your advice?
March 12, 2017|
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Response from Tamaki-Maori-Village | Property representative |
Hi ShaneLean thank you for your question, The options available are to purchase your ticket from our main office at 1220 Hinemaru St Rotorua, OR you can book and pay for the experience online and then meet at the village if... More