Set amidst a landscape of erupting geothermal activity, hot thermal springs and hot bubbling mud pools is the Living Maori village of Whakarewarewa situated in Rotorua, the heart of the North Island.

Discover our unique lifestyle and traditions. Join a guided tour and see the wonders of Mother Nature and learn how we have come to live in harmony within this unique environment.

Sit down and relax at our twice daily cultural performances while we entertain and thrill your senses through the medium of performing arts. Our melodious voices accompanied by hand movements tell the stories of our heritage, past and present.

Nau mai, haere mai, whakatau mai - Welcome, Come In, Make Yourself At Home.

7 days per week
From 8.30am – 5.00pm
Closed Christmas Day

Guided Tour Times:

Cultural Performance Times:
11.15am and 2.00pm
(included in price of admission)

Hangi Meals: Served Daily between 12.00pm – 2.00pm

Last Tickets Sales at 4.15pm


9a Tukiterangi Street
Whakarewarewa Village
+64 7 349 3463


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Location Map


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