Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village, Rotorua

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Hot Spring · Historic Site
Learn about and experience traditional Maori culture at Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village, home to indigenous communities for more than five generations. The geothermal activity of the area made it an attractive place to settle, and today you can see demonstrations of how the natural hot springs are used for bathing and cooking, and even sample some traditional food. Cultural performances, guided tours, and a boat cruise provide dynamic ways to learn more about life in a Maori thermal village. Plan to see Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village and other attractions that appeal to you using our Rotorua online itinerary planner.
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  • We had a lovely walk through the recently opened geothermal trail. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly. The grounds were very well maintained. We enjoyed the variety. A highlight was the lake...  more »
  • The Living Maori Village is a portal to the history and traditions of the indigenous people. It is one of the best cultural attraction with Maori dance and performance with a traditional feast.  more »
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  • Love the Maori performance. Very genuine and entertaining. Lots of laugh. And their vocals are amazing. The guided tour of the village is also very educational. Our guide Micheal is also very amusing guy. Highly recommended!
  • Excellent New Zealand experience!! The tour was funny, informative and giving a detailed image of the Maori way of life! The performance was excellent too. We did a nice walk through the geothermal park and had excellent views on the big geysers. Would recommend!

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