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Te Vara Nui Village

Rarotonga, Muri, Cook Islands
+682 24 006
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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!!!!
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great night” (212 reviews)
“buffet dinner” (121 reviews)
“cultural tour” (108 reviews)
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Rarotonga, Muri, Cook Islands
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+682 24 006
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"great night"
in 212 reviews
"buffet dinner"
in 121 reviews
"cultural tour"
in 108 reviews
"cook islands"
in 162 reviews
"island night"
in 77 reviews
"dinner show"
in 53 reviews
"fire dancers"
in 38 reviews
"dance show"
in 38 reviews
"sushi"
in 25 reviews
"local dishes"
in 38 reviews
"whole evening"
in 18 reviews
"great buffet"
in 19 reviews
"food was amazing"
in 31 reviews
"audience participation"
in 23 reviews
"island food"
in 19 reviews
"new zealand"
in 18 reviews
"well worth the money"
in 33 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had trouble seeing the show as I’m short, sat at the back on a wonky table on a chair that pinched my leg. Not something I would do again . Buffet style food was nice

Thank Catherine G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The show was great! I would recommend checking it out. There was also a delicious buffet with plenty of options for vegetarians and gluten free (these were all labelled). Also had a dessert buffet! Yummy cocktails too

Thank brandi59
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We checket with them before we booked if this truly was interactive, so children also could join. We were promissed that this was the case. But it was not interactive enough for my boys and we had to leave the sessions. The dinner and especially...More

Thank Milde13
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Rarotonga December of 2017. Decided to go to the Te Vara Nui Show and was amazed! I have seen several Lua shows in Hawaii and this by far beats any of those. The food was great and local and the entertainment was the best!

Thank bevergoavs
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fun time. We did the cultural tour before the show. We had two hosts (a man and a woman) who took turns back and forth giving information on their particular section of the tour. The woman was truly impressive. Her grasp of...More

Thank Kole F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Group of us enjoyed this informative cultural evening including the village tour. Great show and great food would recommend to all.

Thank Melanie V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing afternoon and evening. Learnt about the history of the Cook Islands and Rarotonga. The buffet afterwards and the cultural dancing was just superb. We got to join the cast in dancing and overall and amazing fun evening.

Thank LuIand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As mine & my partners first real holiday it was amazing to be able to experience learning about the history of the place we were visiting. Te Vera Nui, gives you a insight on the way things began. We would highly recommend this to anyone...More

Thank Tay4Matt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They put on a great show. Their food is so delicious. And the village tour is very informative. It’s a great night to remember.

Thank Ana Bernadette A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip! We started with a village tour which gave us a great deal of knowledge and history about the island. There was a wedding happening at the same time and their speeches made it difficult to hear...More

Thank GeorgiaBoud
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artbytes2017
10 February 2018|
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I've been reading more. Evidentally, there are coupons in brochures around the island for a discount on the dinner, etc. I guess you just have to look for them when you arrive.
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vienconti
2 August 2017|
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Response from Peter A | Reviewed this property |
Hi just looked it up as couldn't remember. Family 4 = 2 adults + 2 children (6-11 yrs) $290.00 Family 5 = 2 adults + 3 children $316.00 Children 6-11 years $49 5 and under = free of charge Adults $109.00 per person Hope... More
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Dion N
5 April 2017|
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Response from Nicole S | Reviewed this property |
Apparently it's busy each night it's on. We went on a Saturday night only because it was the only night we could go.
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