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Address: Arorangi, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 682 21314
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Visitors to this historic village can participate in a variety of...

Visitors to this historic village can participate in a variety of activities from coconut husking to fishing in order to experience the lifestyles of the Maori people.

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Really Fun and Informative

This is so much fun and you learn alot too. The food is really good and all traditional. If you go to Raro for the first time this is a must do!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2016
Cheryl Burton
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This is so much fun and you learn alot too. The food is really good and all traditional. If you go to Raro for the first time this is a must do!

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Thank Cheryl Burton
San Miguel de Allende
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Having been picked up and transpoted to the village you are treated to a buffet-style meal with many local selections. Following dinner the misic and dancing starts. Great fun.

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Thank PATMAHONEY
Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

A perfect mix of culture, entertainment, complemented with history. This is brilliant evening to learn about the real cook islands and culture behind the dresses, dances and customs. Fabulous food and great hosts.

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Thank gemini106
Salt Lake City
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

The real thing high in the mountains, dating back to 1000 AD with tasty feast, dancing and drumming.

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Thank MissMarySaltLakeCity
rarotonga
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This lowland village is closed and has been fur many years! It has been superseded by Highland Paradise Cultural Center om Maungaroa Mountan which is fabulous and highly recommended.

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Norlane, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

There is nothing to dislike, it's all great. Funny, entertaining and informative show. Great buffet meal with dishes to try you don't come across every day. $99NZ a head which includes the dinner and the show. Great value and the best night I had in Raratonga.

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Thank Soozi Q
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Great way to get an insight on how the natives live. The food was awesome and great nights entertainment! i even managed to get pulled up on stage to take part in some activities. Great night out and highly recommend.

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3 Thank DavyHanrahan
Wellsford, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Picked up at the time said and taken to the Village where on arrival a glass of bubbles was given to everyone. Then a wonderful tour and talk on all the Cook Islands history. Went into huts that have been built saw lots from medicines to weapons copies of canoes ceremonial costumes.Learnt so much about the Cook Island people and... More 

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3 Thank Crackerjack2014
New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

amazing fascinating funny clever - there's not enough words to describe this must do visit - seriously!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We enjoyed all of it...!! Approximately $100 each, we were picked up from our hotel and dropped off at the end of the evening, in an open air bus, nice relaxing start! Meet with a complimentary drink, we were guided through different parts of Cook Islands heritage, culture, day to day life, food and was superbly presented with terrific artefacts,... More 

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