Te Pa Tu, Rotorua

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Discover Maori culture at Te Pa Tu, offering an interactive experience designed to both entertain and educate foreign visitors. Nestled in a forest on the outskirts of Rotorua, this award-winning attraction allows you to learn about a native culture in existence long before the arrival of the Europeans. The immersive experience takes you on a journey through the major events in Maori history, revealing details about the native peoples' arts, traditions, and religious customs. Once the powerful song, dance, and storytelling performances conclude, you can take part in the traditional hangi meal, consisting of meat and vegetables steam-cooked on hot stones. Use our Rotorua day trip app to visit Te Pa Tu on your trip to Rotorua, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I took the trip on a Saturday. It was such a lovely insight into the Maori culture. It's an experience filled with history and humor, plus lots of tasty food. 
    I took the trip on a Saturday. It was such a lovely insight into the Maori culture. It's an experience filled with history and humor, plus lots of tasty food.  more »
  • We had the most amazing time. Every moment was truly enjoyable & the hosts who shared their knowledge of Māori history & culture were not only enlightening & educational but also heart warming... 
    We had the most amazing time. Every moment was truly enjoyable & the hosts who shared their knowledge of Māori history & culture were not only enlightening & educational but also heart warming...  more »
  • A wonderful evening that felt like it took me back into the ways of old. From the hilarious Hospitality to the engaging education. The interactive games to the breathtaking and awe-inspiring... 
    A wonderful evening that felt like it took me back into the ways of old. From the hilarious Hospitality to the engaging education. The interactive games to the breathtaking and awe-inspiring...  more »

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