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Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass

Product ID: 182648
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Discover the Waitangi Treaty Grounds with an all-inclusive 2-day pass. Enjoy admission to the Museum of Waitangi, a guided tour, a cultural performance, and full access to the expansive grounds of New Zealand’s most important historic site.
About this activity
Valid 2 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the historic site where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed
  • Admire iconic buildings, breathtaking examples of Maori architecture, and the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe
  • Discover self-guided bush walks for spectacular views over the Bay of Islands
  • Join an informative guided tour with a local guide
  • Enjoy a high-energy and entertaining 30-minute Maori cultural performance
Full description
Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, New Zealand’s premier historic site, with a 2-day pass. Valid for two consecutive days, your pass includes an informative 50-minute guided tour, introductory film, and 30-minute cultural performance.

The Waitangi Treaty Grounds are where New Zealand’s most significant document was signed. Watch an introductory film about the Treaty of Waitangi. Embark on a 50-minute tour with a local guide, with headsets provided so that you can hear clearly. Stroll through the beautiful grounds and admire panoramic views of the Bay of Islands. See the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe, and stand in the spot where the treaty was signed.

Visit the Museum of Waitangi Te Kongahu to see permanent and changing exhibits, and explore the educational center. Make use of multimedia and visual displays as you admire taonga (treasures). Enjoy a 30-minute cultural performance at the magnificently carved meeting house. Te Pitowhenua, a performing arts group, will invite you inside with a traditional Maori powhiri (welcome). Poi twirling, Maori weaponry, stick games, heavenly harmonies, and a traditional haka dance will leave you spellbound.
Includes
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds 2-day pass
  • Museum of Waitangi entry
  • 50-minute guided tour
  • Headsets
  • 30-minute Maori cultural performance
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Waitangi Treaty Grounds Visitor Center, 1 Tau Henare Drive, Waitangi, Bay of Islands. From Paihia, it is an easy 25-minute walk or a 2-minute drive. Follow the waterfront road through Paihia to the roundabout. Go straight through the roundabout and across the one-lane bridge to the signposted grounds.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You can use the ticket over two consecutive days
• A moderate physical fitness level is recommended
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• The site is wheelchair accessible but please be prepared for uneven surfaces, which may be difficult for those with limited mobility and wheelchair users
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Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Product ID: 182648