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Mitai Māori Cultural Experience & Dinner Buffet From $155.50 NZDpp

Step into the heart of Māori culture with a visit to Mitai Māori Village, where traditions come alive amidst the lush backdrop of Rotorua’s natural wonders.

Delve into the rich history of this sacred land as stories of Tamatekapua and the Māori Pacific connection are brought to life through mesmerizing performances of song and dance. Witness warriors paddling a majestic canoe down the Wai-o-Whiro stream, setting the stage for an unforgettable journey into the depths of Māori heritage.

Savor the tantalizing flavors of tradition with a full buffet hangi dinner, prepared with care in the earth’s embrace. Experience the magic of the hangi, cooked for hours in an underground oven, infusing each morsel with the essence of the land. Your evening continues with a guided walk through the enchanted forest, where ancient village sites and the sacred spring of Te Puna Tapu o Tuhoe await your discovery. As night falls, marvel at the glow worms illuminating the darkness, a testament to the enduring spirit of this sacred and spiritual place.

Tour Itinerary

Mitai Maori Cultural Experience Itinerary

Begin your journey with a traditional welcoming ceremony, setting the stage for an authentic Māori experience. Witness the unveiling of the traditional hangi meal, a feast for the senses prepared with care and cooked to perfection in the earth’s embrace. Watch in awe as warriors in traditional attire paddle a war canoe down the tranquil waters of the Wai-o-Whiro stream. Be captivated by dynamic performances of song and dance, as the stories of Māori heritage unfold before your eyes. Embark on a guided nature walk through the forest, exploring ancient village sites and the sacred spring of Te Puna Tapu o Tuhoe. Experience the enchantment of the forest as glow worms illuminate the night, a magical finale to your immersive Māori cultural experience.

Inclusions & Extras

Included

  • Welcoming ceremony
  • Full Traditional Hangi buffet dinner
  • Cultural performance
  • Questions & answers session
  • Guided walk to see ancient fortified village
  • See the natural resource of spring Te Puna Tapu o Tuhoe
  • Glow worm viewing
  • Return transfers

Excluded

  • Alcohol
  • Extra spending money

What to bring

  • Money for drinks and snacks
  • Appropriate clothes and shoes
  • Camera
  • Sense of adventure

Pick Ups & Departures

All Seasons Holiday Park.
Haka House Rotorua.
Princes Gate Hotel.
Rock Solid Backpackers.
Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if I need help with my tour booking?

If you need help with an existing booking please email us at [email protected], if your enquiry is urgent please follow up your email with a quick call on +61 2 5633 1149 so we can help you.

Do you offer payment plans?

Absolutely, we understand that paying off a big trip in one go isn’t always that easy. We offer flexible payment plans to suit all types of travellers with zero interest or fee’s (minimum $100AUD deposit required).

Do I need travel insurance?

We endorse the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that all travelers take out travel insurance. If you already have Travel Insurance please understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your Travel Insurance covers you for all of the adventure style travel you have booked with us.

World Nomads travel insurance policies offer coverage for more than 150 activities. Get a quote, make a claim, or buy or extend your policy while on the road.

Can I book a package but travel in the reverse direction?

Absolutely, just let us know your preferred start and finish location and we’ll make it work.

What is the best way to travel Australia?

There is definitely no wrong way. We recommend either taking a WHIMIT or Hop on Hop off bus pass such as Greyhound or renting a campervan with some mates and hitting the open road. If you feel like getting pretty adventurous and want to get amongst the true Australian terrain, a 4WD may be better suited for you. Enquire now and we can help you find the most suitable transport option.

What if something comes up and I can't make my tour?

We get it. Life is all about the unexpected, especially when you are travelling. If you are unable to make your pre-arranged tour you will need to reach out to our support email so we can give you a helping hand. In all cases we strongly recommend having a valid travel insurance policy which covers you for unexpected cancellations.

Can I add additional tours or make changes to this package?

Yes. All of our packages are customisable so if you would like to make any changes please contact our team.

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Tropic Wings Terms u0026 Conditions

Cancellation u0026amp; Refund Policy:rnRefunds will be processed according to the following time frames:rnCancellations within 1 Day of the start date incur a 100.00% fee.

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