Guided tour

Rotorua: Whakarewarewa Village Guided Tour

Rotorua: Whakarewarewa Village Guided Tour

From US$ 27 per person

Experience a Legacy Guided Tour through New Zealand’s iconic Maori village, and discover the rich history and traditions.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the beauty of the silica formations that nature has created
  • Take in the panoramic views of the Geysers at our lookouts
  • Explore the boiling hot pools situated within our village
  • Learn about Māori life in this authentic village where people use natural geothermal resources for everyday life
Full description
Experience the warmth of our Legacy Guided tours through NZ’s iconic living Maori village. Our village guides are direct descendants of early Māori guides, who have shaped tourism in New Zealand for generations. Their insights, knowledge and legendary hospitality (manaakitanga) adds depth and richness to the experience you’ll have at Whakarewarewa – The Living Māori Village. On the Whakarewarewa Guided Tour, you will explore an authentic Māori village, where people use natural geothermal resources to cook, bathe and heat their homes as they have for centuries. Learn what it’s like to live in the challenging geothermal plateau where daily life includes cooking in the bubbling pools and steam vents, and bathing takes place in the refreshing therapeutic waters. You will view the geothermal wonders of Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, including the world-famous Pōhutu geyser, boiling mud-pools, steam vents and bubbling pools. Take in our various historic landmarks and buildings, including an active Marae (meeting grounds and focal point of Maori communities), our WWII Memorial Archway, historic churches, and tapu (sacred) burial grounds.
Includes
  • Admission
  • Guided tour
  • Corn on the cob
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts. You must exchange your voucher at our admissions building before the tour begins.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Camera

    Know before you go

    • This tour is outdoors and will take place in all weather conditions
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