Whakarewarewa Maori Village Day Cultural Experience
Enjoy an authentic cultural experience at Whakarewarewa, The Living Maori Village, in Rotorua. Admission includes a guided tour, cultural performance, and access to the village's geothermal nature trails.
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- Experience an authentic living Maori village with admission and guided tour
- Marvel at the geothermal wonders of Pohutu and Prince of Wales geysers
- Enjoy a cooking demonstration and opt to taste corn cooked in the village hot pools
- Explore self-guided geothermal nature trails and watch a cultural performance
DescriptionVisit Whakarewarewa, The Living Maori Village for a memorable daytime cultural experience. Located in the heart of Rotorua, the village is a 10-minute drive from the city centre. Start with an entertaining and informative 1-hour guided tour. Learn about Maori history, customs, and crafts from a local village guide. Discover how Maori use natural geothermal energy in daily activities. Enjoy a cooking demonstration! Opt for a delicious piece of corn cooked in a geothermal pool served with butter, salt, and pepper. Follow your guide to two viewing platforms to see Pohutu Geyser and Prince of Wales Geyser in action. The geysers erupt daily with spray that reaches up to 30 meters high. Enjoy a 30-minute cultural performance featuring a mihi (traditional welcome), song, poi dance, and haka (war dance). Afterwards, you are free to explore the village and geothermal trails at your own pace. Sample Itineraries: 10 am tour and 11:15 am show 11:15 am show and 12 pm tour 1 pm tour and 2 pm show 2 pm show and 3 pm tour
IncludesAdmission to Whakarewarewa Māori Village
Fully-guided village tour
Māori Cultural Performance (11:15 and 14:00)
Access to self-guided geothermal nature trails
Food and drinks (unless options with food selected)
- Cultural performance show is performed daily at 11:15 am and 2 pm
- Guided tours depart hourly from 9 am to 4 pm
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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