Rotorua Te Puia Guided Tour with Cultural Performance and Hangi Lunch

Meals included
Self drive
Fitness level low
Intensity level low
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Highlights & inclusions

Guided tour of Te Puia Geothermal Valley
View the mighty Pohutu Geyser up close
Visit the Kiwi Conservation Centre
See Maori carving & weaving techniques
Experience a traditional Haka performance
Enjoy the world-famous Te Puia hangi lunch
or 4 payments of $38.18 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Thu, Jul 18, 2024

What you can expect

Experience the best of New Zealand's rich Maori culture and breathtaking geothermal wonders with the Te Puia guided tour, hangi lunch and cultural performance combo in Rotorua. This unique experience combines a 90-minute guided tour of the Te Puia Geothermal Valley with the world-famous Te Puia hangi lunch and an authentic Maori cultural performance.

Begin your adventure by exploring the bubbling mud pools, vibrant silica terraces and naturally active geysers at Te Puia Geothermal Valley. Learn all about the significance of these natural wonders from your knowledgeable Te Puia guide, who will share fascinating stories and insights into Maori mythology. The 90-minute Te Puia guided tour also includes entry to the Kiwi Conservation Centre and a visit to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, where you can view skilled artisans demonstrating traditional Maori carving and weaving.

After immersing yourself in the geothermal valley at Te Puia, prepare to be captivated by a traditional Maori cultural performance, known as the Haka. Watch in awe as skilled performers showcase this world-famous performance, as well as traditional songs and dances. Feel the energy and passion as the performers bring ancient Maori traditions to life, leaving you with a deep appreciation for their rich cultural heritage.

To complete your experience at the Te Puia Geothermal Valley, indulge in the delicious Te Puia hangi lunch. Inspired by authentic Maori cuisine, this buffet lunch includes succulent meats, fresh seafood, delicious vegetables and desserts. As you enjoy tour Te Puia hangi lunch, you'll be treated with views overlooking the active geyser terrace, including the mighty Pohutu Geyser.

The Te Puia guided tour, hangi lunch and cultural performance combo is a must-do activity for those seeking an immersive and authentic encounter with New Zealand's Maori culture and geothermal landscapes. Book your Rotorua Te Puia experience today and create memories that will last a lifetime.


What you need to know

  • 90-minute Te Puia guided tour
  • Witness the famous Pōhutu Geyser
  • Entry to the Kiwi Conservation Centre
  • See traditional weaving and carving at the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute
  • Maori cultural performance by a leading, local Kapa Haka group
  • Delicious Te Puia hangi buffet lunch overlooking the geyser terrace
  • Knowledgeable & friendly guide
  • This experience is open Monday to Sunday, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Cultural performances are scheduled for 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm and 1.30pm daily
  • The Te Puia Restaurant is open daily for the Hāngī Lunch Buffet (11:30pm until 2:00pm)
  • Last seating for lunch is at 1:30pm
  • Please allow a minimum of 90 minutes for Te Rā Guided Experience
  • The minimum duration of Haka cultural performance is 30 minutes
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from Hemo Road, Rotorua (approx 2.5km from central Rotorua)
What To Bring
  • Comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing for walking
  • Bottled Water to keep you hydrated
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Need help?

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  • Help code: D2B-66C6
  • This experience is supplied by Te Puia Geothermal and Maori Cultural Experience


Our Promise

  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
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