Explore the Waitangi River estuary during a 3-hour voyage on a sturdy traditional canoe captained by an experienced local Maori guide. Discover Haruru Falls and hear about Ngapuhi customs. Benefit from an included 2-day pass to Waitangi Treaty Grounds.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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- Use your phone or print your voucher
- Duration 3 hours
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- Live tour guide
- English, Maori
- Enjoy a Maori cultural experience with a 3-hour tour in a traditional canoe (waka)
- Paddle through the Waitangi River estuary in a sturdy waka
- Find out about native customs from the Ngapuhi guides
- Hear about the sacred nature of Haruru Falls
- Obtain an all-inclusive 2-day pass to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
- 3-hour waka tour
- Maori interpretation of living landscapes
- Interactive cultural activities
- View of a sacred Maori marae (village)
- Haruru Falls
- Traditional storytelling from the Ngapuhi guides
- Taiamai haka, songs, and chants lesson
- All-inclusive 2-day pass to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
- All safety equipment
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- Children under 6 years
- People with mobility impairments
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Meet at the Waitangi River Boat Ramp for the departure point. Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.Open in Google Maps ⟶
What to bring
- Sun hat
- Rain gear
Know before you go
- This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
- Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.
- This experience requires good weather. If it's canceled due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.
- A minimum number of travelers is required for the tour to take place. If it's canceled because the minimum isn't met, you'll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
- The local partner reserves the right to change, alter, or cancel any of the tour options due to adverse weather, events, or conditions that may occur beyond their control.