Rotorua, Rotorua

Whakarewarewa – The Living Māori Village


Hours: Open daily 9 am to 4 pm, Closed: Christmas Eve, 24th December & Christmas Day, 25th December

Set amidst a landscape of erupting geothermal activity is Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Thermal Village.

Join a guided tour and discover the wonders of Mother Nature and learn how we have come to live in harmony within this unique environment.

Sit back and relax at our twice daily Maori Cultural Performances while we entertain you through song and dance.

Indulge your senses and try our Traditional Geothermal Hangi, Hangi Pie or Corn Cob, a tasteful and refreshing experience.

Interact with local Artists and learn how to make your own Harakeke (flax) treasure with our professional weaver, or have a private session with our residential Taa Moko (Maori tattoo) Artist to Produce your very own design set on an A4 laminated sheet.

Map & Directions

17 Tryon Street , Whakarewarewa Village, New Zealand, 3010

Cancellation Policy

All of our tickets are single entry tickets and are valid for the date of booking.
The information you provide at the time of purchase will be used to send you the confirmation of your ticket purchase.
You have the right to access and request correction of any personal information held by Whakarewarewa – The Living Māori Village.
Admission tickets are non-transferable, non-exchangeable, and void if altered in any way.
Bookings are recommended for food options (Geothermal Hangi Experience and Hangi Pie Experience) to avoid disappointment.
Bookings are not essential but are recommended for groups of 10 or more.
All children under the age of 15 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offer and cannot be redeemed for cash.
All pricing is displayed and charged in New Zealand dollars and includes relevant taxes. Whakarewarewa – The Living Māori Village reserves the right to alter published prices at any time.
Child price applies to children aged 5-15 years inclusive for all activities. Family packages are valid for 2 adults and up to 4 children aged 5-15 years.
Notification of cancellations will need to be made at least 24 hours prior to confirmed date of booking. Failure to do so may result in a cancellation fee of 25% of the total booking.
For Geothermal Hangi Meal or Hangi Pie Experience bookings cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to confirmed date of booking. Failure to do so will result in a cancellation fee of 50%.
If it is necessary to alter your reservation (e.g. add products or extra people) please inform Whakarewarewa – The Living Māori Village no later than 24 hours prior to your arrival (email or phone +64 7 3493463)
Please be advised that Whakarewarewa – The Living Māori Village may be closed from time-to-time due to adverse weather conditions.

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