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Waimarama Maori Tours

Havelock North 4157, New Zealand
+64 210 570 935
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Intimate, powerful and engaging experience

I recently visited Napier with my Australian and London friends. I have been to Napier many times... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann B
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New Zealand
via mobile
Such dedication to their story

These statues are absolutely stunning. A real tribute to the area and all of its warriors and... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Cassandra H
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Havelock North, New Zealand
via mobile
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While in Hawke's Bay discover the real New Zealand and experience Maori culture past and present.Our award-winning private tours will touch your heart and open your mind. We invite you to take an intimate, personal and spiritual journey with us through the more than 800 year life of the Waimarama tribe. Share our culture, get to know our family, and feel the power of our sacred native landscapes. You'll gain insights and knowledge about us as Maori people past and present. The tours are informal and relaxed. All you'll need is a comfortable pair of walking shoes. Find out why our tours are one of the most memorable experiences you'll have in New Zealand.
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Havelock North 4157, New Zealand
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+64 210 570 935
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited Napier with my Australian and London friends. I have been to Napier many times but this was the first time I thought of booking Waimarama Maori Tours. I was a little worried as I wanted my friends to be impressed and experience...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

These statues are absolutely stunning. A real tribute to the area and all of its warriors and legends.

1  Thank Cassandra H
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We booked this tour through Holland America as the Arch of the Ancestors tour. Although we were in a large group the visit was organized so that we were broken into small groups for presentations about dance, music, warriors, traditional foods and welcome customs. Each...More

Thank nek227
waimaramamaori, Public Relations Manager at Waimarama Maori Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us; we certainly enjoy spending time with all of our visitors. Thank you for your kind comments and we do hope that we will see you again on one of our private tours the next time...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Walking through the Maori land of Waimarama with Robert is like picking the brain of a living breathing book of legends. It was an absolutely incredible experience that felt genuine and incredibly instructive. Awesome!

Thank Robin_Laura
waimaramamaori, Public Relations Manager at Waimarama Maori Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

We are pleased you enjoyed your visit with us. It was awesome to spending time with you.

Reviewed 5 March 2017

When I looked at the pictures on here, I understand why these people liked the show, and I didn't. They claimed that the place they usually have ("stunning outdoor space with eels who are swimming in a pond" (NOT!!!!) was "unavailable" and they took us...More

Thank silviaeaston
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We wanted to have a Maori cultural experience but not a plastic or programmed tour. This tour exceeded expectations on all levels. We had genuine interactions with local Maori and there was time to chat and all our questions were answered. Lovely people sharing their...More

Thank thejackals
waimaramamaori, Public Relations Manager at Waimarama Maori Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your kind comment. We are happy that we were able to provide for you an authentic experience; that we were able to give you an insight into the lives of our Ancestors and our lives today.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

To be honest the tour we had was poorly organise and the tour guides seem to be just interrupting each other. They were quite rude sometimes and I am very disappointed in the tour I received.

4  Thank pounamubotica
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Robert was a very genuine soul and most informative about his people and culture. ...a very worthwhile day!

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This tour introduced us to an overview of the Maori people. We enjoyed learning about their culture. The demonstrations were of their warrior’s skill with a taiaha; some played their musical instruments (taonga pūoro); their twirling instruments; they gave an excellent explanation of their tattoos...More

2  Thank FrequentTraveler696
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Three of us were deeply fortunate to have a guided tour with Robert , Te Mata Peak and Pou. It was a most moving and informative tour - we thank you with all our hearts. Robert's warmth, humour and especially his depth of knowledge, political...More

Thank Charmaine2491
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