• Whakarewarewa Cultural Performances

Cultural Performances at Rotorua’s iconic living Maori village

 Take a glimpse into our world of performing arts while partaking in one of our daily Cultural Performances. Let our local performers serenade you with melodious song & dance pertaining to our people, including the fiery, world famous ‘Haka’.

Performances must be pre-booked as we have limited seating.

 

 

Whakarewarewa Village Cultural Performances

The Tūhourangi Ngāti Wāhiao village people have a proud history of sharing their stories, song and dance spanning over a century.  Please enquire ahead of your visit to see if there is availability to experience this memorable and entertaining Cultural Show experience.

Performance Times:

11.15am & 12:30pm DAILY – 2pm shows available in conjunction with Cruise Ship arrivals.

Health and Safety: Please note that all  visitors to our Village will be notified of any NZ Health Department processes and procedure in relation to Covid-19 best-practice guidelines and that anyone who breaches these guidelines will be asked to immediately leave the Village property.

Rotorua’s Iconic Māori village – add an Iconic Village Guided Tour or our Geothermal Trails to complete your experience, we offer ALL 3 experiences in our ‘All Day Pass’.

OPEN Daily – April to September 10am to 3pm (Last Entry at 2:15pm). October to March 9am to 4pm (Last Entry at 3.125pm)

 

PRICES:

  • Adult$30
  • Child (5-15 yr.) $15
  • Senior (Gold Card) $27
  • Infant under 5 yrs FREE

CANCELLATION: 100% Guarantee to refund your booking, less any transaction fee

ENTRY: 17 Tryon St. Rotorua. Phone: 07 349 3463

CAUTION: Follow ALL public Covid regulations and KEEP to the Identified walkways at All times. Maximum 120pax per performance.

Bookings available from 1st October.

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  • "So informative full of history. Very authentic... Delicious hangi one must try when there. Having been to other Villages this one is one of a kind! "
    Karolina – Palmerston North, New Zealand – via TripAdvisor
  • "It is once impressive for the landscape itself and twice impressive for the fact that it is a populated village where people get on with their lives by utilising the earth’s powers ."
    PhillipP- 03/2020 – via TripAdvisor
  • "The welcome at Whakarewarewa brought me to tears... Our guide was friendly, funny and informative."
    Susie – Rotorua, New Zealand – via TripAdvisor
  • "The Guide’s passion for their home was so beautiful and genuine. The waiata to finish the tour brought a tear to my eyes."
    Monique Enoka-Davidson – New Zealand – 01/2021- via Google Map
  • "Amazing heritage in this area, very friendly and inviting." 
    Estee Blom- New Zealand – 01/2021- via Google Map