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Rotorua Twin Village Experience

Experience an authentic cultural encounter that is rich in traditions passed on from generation to generation, set in a landscape where your senses will come alive. Immerse yourself in our unique Māori Culture in the Whakarewarewa village on a guided tour through our real Living Māori Village to Violent and unexpected, the volcanic eruption of Mt Tarawera of New Zealand's greatest natural disasters at the buried village of Rotorua. New Zealand’s most visited archaeological site where stories Tarawera volcanic Eruption come to life and telling tales of the 8th Wonder of the World, the Pink and White Terraces.

DURATION

Full Day

LOCATION

Auckland &  

Rotorua

TOUR TYPE

Outdoor Walking & Māori Culture

Heritage Experience

PRICE FROM

NZ $349

Per Person

Village drone shot
Village drone shot

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Buried Village of Te Wairoa
Buried Village of Te Wairoa

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Village drone shot

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Tour Summary

Experience an authentic cultural encounter that is rich in traditions passed on from generation to generation, set in a landscape where your senses will come alive. Immerse yourself in our unique Māori Culture in the Whakarewarewa village on a guided tour through our real Living Māori Village to Violent and unexpected, the volcanic eruption of Mt Tarawera of New Zealand's greatest natural disasters at the buried village of Rotorua. New Zealand’s most visited archaeological site where stories Tarawera volcanic Eruption come to life and telling tales of the 8th Wonder of the World, the Pink and White Terraces.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the biggest active geyser in the Southern Hemisphere-Pōhutu Geyser

  • Explore the walking track to see the beautiful lakes, boiling mud-pools, steam vents and bubbling pools

  • Be entertained by the cultural performance group by way of song and dance

  • Explore an authentic living Māori villageView the fully carved ancestral meeting house, the great significance in history and traditions of Tuhourangi tribe

  • Discover the vibrancy of Māori culture and their fascinating traditions

  • Enjoy a traditional cooking demonstration

  • Encounter the award winning Museum of Te Wairoa exhibition

  • View the extensive collection of excavated objects from the 1800’s

  • Explore the archaeological sites which reveal the devastation

  • Gain unique insight with guided storytelling or using the tour app

  • Take the beautiful waterfall trail which showcases the stunning Te Wairoa Falls

Tour Inclusion

  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board

  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour

  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus

  • Admission to Whakarewarewa Maori Living Village with cultural show

  • Admission to the buried Village of Te Wairoa

  • Access to Te Wairoa Trail and Waterfalls

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