Manea Footprints of Kupe on the North Island

Calling all history and culture lovers! Are you looking for something amazing to do on your next day off? If so, make sure to visit the fantastic Manea Footprints of Kupe, on your next day off. The area of Hokianga has been long associated with the semi-legendary Polynesian figure, Kupe. The story goes, he secured the area as a place of settlement for his followers, before leaving for his home in the Pacific.

Where can I find Manea Footprints of Kupe?

The facility is located close to the most northern portion of the North Island. It is located near Arai te Uru Nature reserve and Waiotemarama Falls.

The site of Manea was developed by Maori Elders, to preserve their culture and to share it with visitors from all over the world. The Footprints of Kupe experience lets visitors delve deep into the Maori world, through intense multi-sensory sessions. These sessions last around 75 minutes and include, storytelling, films, and digital interactions. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off and visit the fantastic Manea Footprints of Kupe!

  • Manea Footprints of Kupe experience starts at $65.
  • Couples Summer Retreat starts at $495.
  • Office open, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Sunday.

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