New Zealand destinations
One of New Zealand's most iconic attractions, Whakarewarewa – The Living Maori Village offers an unforgettable day-time cultural and geothermal experience for all ages.
Home to the Tuhourangi-Ngati Wahiao people, residents have been welcoming and sharing their enviable way of life with visitors for over 100 years. Combining Maori culture with geothermal treasures, discover an enviable way of life where locals utilise the earth’s forces for warmth, cooking and bathing. Learn Maori history, the origins of the village and how it adapted after a devastating volcanic eruption. Enjoy the sweet sound of a Maori cultural performance, which includes the world-famous haka. Relax by taking a stroll through stunning nature trails or browse the shops for souvenirs and unique keepsakes. Feeling peckish? Feast on delicious food, cooked in the backyard, courtesy of Mother Nature’s geothermal steam boxes and mineral pools.
Whakarewarewa is located just minutes away from central Rotorua, nestled in a geothermal valley abundant with the best of Rotorua’s bubbling mud, hot pools and spouting geysers. Experience an authentic encounter with a culture that is rich in traditions passed on from generation to generation, set in a landscape where your senses will come alive.
Open from 8.30am – 5.00pm daily.
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