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Whakarewarewa Maori Village Geothermal Hangi Experience

Product ID: 27918
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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.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
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English
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Experience

Highlights
  • 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
Full description
Visit 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. 
Includes
  • Admission 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
What’s Not Included
  • Transport/transfers

When you get there

Meeting point

17 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua

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Know before you go
• 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
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 23 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.6/5

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