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Te Vara Nui Village

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Address: Rarotonga, Muri, Cook Islands
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+682 24 006
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Te Vara Nui Village is the Cultural Centre of the Cook Islands offering 3...

Te Vara Nui Village is the Cultural Centre of the Cook Islands offering 3 amazing products: a 2.5 hour VILLAGE TOUR offering a full authentic journey into our past, a Stunning Over-Water Night Show and first class Island/Western fusion buffet dinning experience on floating and fixed stages set in botanical gardens surrounded by rock gardens and waterfalls, and our COMBO PACKAGE offering both Village Tour and Over-Water Night Show and Buffet dinner in one night. Your ultimate cultural experience not to be missed!!!!

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Fantastic show, people and food

Some people don't like "touristy" stuff but this experience was very nice. The tour is very informative about the island's history. The dinner was extremely good with a very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Pullman, Washington, United States
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Pullman, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some people don't like "touristy" stuff but this experience was very nice. The tour is very informative about the island's history. The dinner was extremely good with a very nice variety. The show was amazing and the performers were fantastic. It was a very nice evening.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went for the full package including the village tour, as an imported Kiwi it taught me more about the background of the Maori people and how they came to NZ and how they are related to Cook Islanders. Very fascinating. The dance part of the show was very cool to watch, the buffet was ample and decent. Drinks on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great entertainment and an amazing cultural experience. I have seen this show twice. The village tour was well worth the investment in time. The dancers are amazing and the meal was also excellent. The drinks are a bit pricey but the overall experience was well worth the effort.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great show, the buffet was exceptionally good. Would definitely recommend. The cocktails are also very good.

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a once in a life time event for my Angel, now my WIFE and I as we chose Te Vara Nui Village as the Reception Venue for our Wedding Day. It was a glorious moment for my wife as I wanted this day to be the best day of her life and one that she will never forget,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Pride comes to mind when looking back at this venue. These people want to show their heritage and they do it so lovely and with warmth. You can take the tour with the diner afterwards and i highly recommend this. You learn about the cook islands, raro and the different tribes. Afterwards there is a lovely buffet with hot and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

New Year's Eve here was a fantastic experience. The show was fabulous, although the buffet food was a bit disappointing but still good. Service was wonderful - attentive, polite and very thoughtful staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our second visit to the "Te Vara Nui Show" at Muri Beach in the last 4 years! It truly is great entertainment, for young an old, in a relaxed atmosphere. Both, my wife and I enjoyed it a great deal. We found the food very tasty, with a good selection of very good and a good variety of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here for my partners birthday dinner, the host is very nice and she greeted every single Table which was cool. Beautiful dancing and drum beats, the rain didn't stop them what so ever.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great show, well worth going, awesome dinner/dessert and interactive dancers with crowd, when the main show was finished

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