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Mitai Maori Village Experience in Rotorua

  • Intro to Maori culture and traditions, including tattoos and native plants
  • See a haka (war dance), waka (war canoe), sacred spring, and glowworms
  • Dine on a traditional hangi meal (included) with drinks for purchase
Mitai Maori Village Experience in Rotorua
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Winter 5:30pm Performance
Winter 5:30pm Evening Performance and Meal
Summer 6:30pm Performance
Summer 6:30pm Evening Performance and Meal.
Experience Maori traditions at a Mitai Maori Village dinner show, a great introduction to an ancient culture. See Maori warriors paddling an war canoe; watch a powerful haka, or Maori war dance; and share a hangi feast that’s cooked in an underground oven. With a mix of song, dance, cuisine, and games, this evening at Mitai Maori Village is an invitation to discover firsthand the Maori culture of New Zealand.
What to Expect
Get picked up at your Rotorua hotel and transfer to Mitai Maori Village. Maori women in traditional attire greet you upon arrival, after which you learn the etiquette of visiting a Maori village and choose a chief to represent your group.

Next, watch as warriors in traditional dress paddle the Wai-o-whiro stream in a waka, or war canoe, and see Rotorua’s native glowworms in their natural habitat. Visit the sacred Fairy Spring to spot eels and trout in the clear water, then listen to the pounding rhythm of a haka, the traditional Maori war dance. 

Witness the preparation of a hangi meal that’s cooked in an earthen oven before sitting down to a feast of New Zealand meats, vegetables, salads, and a dessert buffet, with drinks available for purchase. Following this evening of Maori culture and cuisine, this traditional experience concludes with return transfer to your Rotorua hotel.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Wow great atomshepere

Had a great night at Mitai Maori Village. Right from the start of our evening the friendly welcome to all the information about the Maori cultural. The show was amazing and entertaining through to the hanging feast. Delicious!!!

Thank lindapE9686KB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome Experience

We went to Mitai Maori Village in Rotorua where we got to experience the Maori culture of New Zealand. We had an amazing engaging host; who throughout made it memorable for all of the guests from all over the world and the kiwis. They did...More

Thank khushnumanisha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great introduction to Maori culture

As part of our brief trip to NZ, we wanted to know some about traditional NZ history, so we came to Mitai. We were not disappointed. Although it is a tourist attraction, it did not quite feel like one, but more like being guests at...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing food amazing Experience

3rd time to visit this place over a 8 year period, and it has beeen a wonderful experience each time,

Thank maymike2017
Reviewed 11 June 2018
Thoroughly enjoyable, loved this night

Funny and likeable host who was knowledgeable and entertaining. The food was fantastic and plentiful. Thoroughly enjoyed the concert and night tour after the meal. Thank you for a great night.

Thank Kerri09
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