Whakarewarewa Maori Village Geothermal Hangi Experience
Enjoy an authentic cultural experience and delicious hangi meal at Whakarewarewa, The Living Maori Village, in Rotorua. Admission includes guided tour, cultural performance, a geothermal hangi pie or meal, and access to the village's nature trails.
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- Experience an authentic living Māori village
- Enjoy a delicious Geothermal Hangi meal experience
- Take a guided 1-hour village tour to learn about Māori culture
- See a cultural performance and Whakarewarewa's geothermal wonders
- Explore self-guided geothermal nature trails
DescriptionVisit an authentic Maori village for a daytime cultural experience and opt for a hangi pie or hangi meal. Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village is a 10-minute drive from the city centre. Begin your experience with a 1-hour guided tour of Whakarewarewa. Learn about geothermal energy, Maori history, customs, and crafts. See Pohutu Geyser and Prince of Wales Geyser in action. Enjoy a 30-minute cultural performance featuring a mihi (traditional welcome), song, poi dance, and haka (war dance). To top off your experience, choose between a geothermal hangi pie or complete hangi lunch. Bubbling hot pools and steam vents cook your meal. Afterwards, you are free to explore the village and geothermal trails at your own pace. Walks range between 10 and 50 minutes. Meal Options: • Hangi Pie: Golden puff pastry, filled with beef, chicken and vegetables. Served with a green side salad & sweet corn cob. • Hangi Meal: Chicken, beef, potato, sweet potato, bread stuffing, carrots, cabbage and corn cob with gravy. • Dessert included in both options. Delicious steam pudding topped with custard, fruit salad, and cream. Self-serve drinking water, tea and coffee available.
IncludesAdmission to Whakarewarewa Māori Village
Geothermal Hangi pie or complete Hangi meal
Fully-guided village tour
30-minute Māori cultural performance (at 11:15 and 14:00)
Access to self-guided geothermal nature trails
- Cultural performances are at 11:15 at 14:00 daily
- Hangi Meals served from 12:00 to 14:00 daily
- 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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