5 star rating: Highly Recommended 182 Reviews

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  • Location:Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Complete your adventure through Rotorua with a traditional Maori "hangi" feast. You'll travel by coach to Tamaki Maori Village where your local guide will escort you on a cultural journey to the "marae" (Maori village), the life force of New Zealand's indigenous people. Take the opportunity to engage in an evening of local customs including a traditional Maori dinner feast.


  • Hangi dinner and traditional Maori performance at Tamaki Maori Village
  • Experience Maori customs and traditions
  • Welcome ceremony and haka song and dance
  • Traditional hangi feast
  • Pickup and drop-off from centrally located Rotorua hotels

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What You Can Expect

Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance

Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance

Your journey through time unfolds when your coach travels to a pre-European village set deep within the forest, 15 minutes from Rotorua. Let this 3.5-hour tour and your imagination take over as your guide instructs you on the protocol for visiting the marae. A chief is selected, a song is learnt and the eerie cry of the welcome is heard before you enter the world of the proud warriors of the ancient Maori.

You will experience the powhiri (welcome ceremony) before you enter the village, with crackling open fires in front of traditional whare (houses). You'll hear traditional Maori instruments and watch the daily activities of days gone by. In the wharenui (meeting house), a Rangiatea culture group offers a powerful display of haka song and dance. Then, as new friendships are forged, dine on a traditional hangi feast, where the food is cooked slowly beneath the ground in earth ovens.

This is an amazing re-enactment based on actual events from history, with real characters, traditional arts and crafts, powerful song and dance while enjoying an authentic Hangi feast.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

One of the best tours I've experienced, took overseas visitors and they were so impressed. Atmosphere was amazing with the lights shining up into the trees. Concert was very good, hang I was amazing! Well done Tamaki Organizers

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Thank you for the amazing experience into the maori culture. Myself and my family really enjoyed the tour food and the friendly staff. It was true to culture and very well done.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent show,never attended anything so good,....totally wonderfull from start to finish.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

From the bus trip to the performance10/10.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing! It makes a difference to those that participate! Thank you.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Had a lovely evening. Both educational and entertaining. The meal was excellent.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

An excellent evening with plenty of local culture. The food was very good and plentiful. Highly recommended

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Lovely evening entertaining and so informative
Highly recommend

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

The evening was sensational and extremely entertaining. Well worth it and a very enjoyable experience.

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