Calling all history and culture lovers! Are you looking for something unique to do on your next day off? If so, make sure to visit the famous Tamaki Maori Village on your next day off. This is a beautifully recreated and restored traditional Maori Village, located in a 200-year-old native Tawa village. The facility aims to educate and entertain visitors through interactive displays and exhibitions.

Where can I find the Tamaki Maori Village?

The facility is located around 15 minutes from Rotorua, near Whakarewarewa Forest Park. It is also located close to the Waimangu Volcanic Valley.

Within the village, visitors will be shown what life was like in New Zealand, prior to European contact. You will see unique traditions, performing arts, stories, and songs. Along with this, visitors can witness cultural performances, rituals and ancient feasting ceremonies. Visitors are guaranteed an authentic experience, being picked up in the city centre and chauffeured to their ancient village, where all of these experiences to life. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off, at the famous Tamaki Maori Village in Rotorua!

  • Open 9am to 7pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Prices start from $110, for adults.
  • Prices start from $60, for children.
  • Cafe, and food available.

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