Timings : 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Time Required : 3 - 5 hours
Entry Fee : NZD 118 - Adult
NZD 58.65 - Student (10-15 years)
NZD 23.50 - Child (5-9 years)
NZD 320 - Family Pass (2 adults + 2 children)
Mitai Maori Village in Rotorua, New Zealand is a way in to the Maori culture here with an evening of cultural events and historical highlights. From warriors in traditional attires on ancient canoes to the traditional Poi dance and from dining on the delicious ‘Hangi’ lifted from the ground to the display of Maori art and history, the Mitai Maori Village Experience is an event to attend if you want to experience the beauty of Maori culture.
Dipped in the cultural spell of the Maoris amongst traditional music, dance and food, evenings at the Mitai Maori village in Rotorua, New Zealand are a delight to be present in. A warm reception awaits the guests, right from their place of staying and upon reaching the village, the community lays down the rules and parameters they follow along with the selection of a ‘Chief’ from the visitor group. With this the ceremony of Pohiri begins, which is to welcome the guests on the sacred Maori lands.
Set in the midst of beautiful scenic views, the Mitai Maori Village Experience bewitches you with the sight Maori warriors in their traditional attires paddling in with the canoes, following which are the cultural shows for the evening. With music, dance and games, the evening is bundled with amusing and powerful performances like the ‘Haka’ war dance and Poi dance, and it features the customs and art of the Maoris.
The place is lit up by the glow worms and has a sacred freshwater spring, the “Fairy Spring” with an abundance of flora and fauna. In the dining service, traditionally cooked ‘Hangi’, which is lifted straight from the ground is available for the guests to enjoy and also to learn about its preparation.