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Jan 10, 2019
“Warm and welcome introduction in Maori culture”
Oct 31, 2018
“Wow what an amazing experiance!”
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Karitāne Māori Tours is located on the beautiful east coast of New Zealand's South Island, only a 30-minute drive from Otago's largest city, Dunedin. Traverse the beautiful Waikouaiti River on our waka ama (outrigger) or waka unua (double hull) with...more
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128 Stornoway St, Karitane, Dunedin, Dunedin 9471, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours guided by Alex giving a nice and warm introduction to the Maori culture. After peddling and sailing in the waka we planted a harakeke tree. The tour ended with food presented by the wife of Alex. A pity I could...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 4, 2018
Review of: Awa Tour

This was such an amazing experience! The hosts were so welcoming and knew so much about the rich history of the area. Being able to plant native plants was definitely a highlight, as well as being able to go on the waka of course. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018
Review of: Awa Tour

If you stop in Karitane and have time, do that tour! We've learned not only a bit of Maori History and how to paddle a waka we also learned sth about native trees and shrubs by replanting the shore. The weather wasn't that sunny but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

This waka tour with Brendon and Alex was amazing. They briefed us on safety, taught us how to use the oars and how to hoe (paddle) across the the Waikouaiti River in the Waka. They told us Maori stories, and how the Waka’s are built....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

I booked this tour for a group as an appreciation day through work. They were great at tailoring it to our needs and the day went really smoothly. I have had great feedback from everyone who came, some of which want to book it for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience with the Karitane Māori Tours team! It was lots of fun and I felt safe and well looked after! Definitely going to recommend to friends and family!

Date of experience: September 2018
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