Rotorua Maori Cultural Experience & Dinner Buffet
The Mitai family is proud to have created a sacred and spiritual place that offers you an indigenous Maori cultural experience like no other.
Your Experience Includes:
- Welcoming ceremony
- View the unveiling of traditional hangi meal
- Witness Maori warriors paddling canoe down Wai-o-Whiro stream
- Maori Cultural Performance
- Full buffet hangi dinner
- Questions & answers session
- Educational walk through nature
An evening at Mitai Maori Village will give you an authentic introduction to Maori Cultural leaving you amazed an in awe. We invite you to come and share in the culture of our people and discover who we are as Maori, the indigenous people of Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Authentic: Enter the world of Mitai and be enthralled by the natural bush setting, and learn of the past times and history of this significant area which once was occupied and flourished in villages.
See warriors in traditional dress paddle an ancient warrior canoe (waka) down the Wai-o-whiro stream, and don’t miss your only opportunity in the Rotorua area to see glow worms in their natural habitat. Marvel at the crystal clear water full of eels and trout flowing directly from the earth at the sacred “Fairy Spring”.
Entertaining: Be captivated by songs, dances and games in a rich powerful entertaining cultural concert, complete with the spine tingling “Haka” Maori war dance.
Educational: View the uplifting of the hangi from the earth cooked oven (Hangi Pit) in the ground and learn the preparation and contents of the traditional hangi. Learn the art of Ta Moko (tattoo), Maori customs, Musical instrument, Poi dance (ball on the end of a string), Carving, Flora and fauna and the medicinal uses and learn of our glow worm and the sacred freshwater spring.
Dining: The authentic hangi dinner includes a hot selection of succulent New Zealand meats and poultry, delicious vegetables and fresh salads, topped off with tempting dessert buffet style. Full bar facilities are available.
Complimentary Transfers (upon availability)
- Available to and from our registered accommodation
- Bookings are required via our online booking form or
- Contact us at email@example.com or phone +64 7 343 9132
Note: Once we reach full capacity the transfer option will be closed (we do not hold inventory)