We visited with our 5 and 8 year old and learned so much about the Maori culture. On site is a carving and weaving school and the free tour is very entertaining. The geysers and bubbling mud were a bonus.
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Took a tour with Carol she was so incredibly enthusiastic and informative making sure we all could see and hear her. At the end of our tour she chose me to give a hand made gift to so lovely. Thanks for the memorable experience Carol.
Only had time for 1 thermal place in Rotorua so decided to do this one as was easiest with the young one. Was easy to walk around, had a tour included with entry which was a great way to see the park. Aswell as the...More
We spent a long time deciding which one of the thermal parks to visit and eventually picked this one because of the geysers. Whilst expensive, we were not disappointed and spent a good 4 hours in the park. Definitely take the free guided tour which...More
The place is cool for any tourist as it is new, has a good infrastructure and attentive staff, however, for the price they charge should offer more attractions ..... I found it really overpriced.... Only after having gone did I know that in the city...More
Kia ora Victor, thank you for your feedback. Te Puia and the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) has a unique culture and commerce model, where we are mandated with the responsibility to perpetuate Maori culture, under the New Zealand Maori Arts and...More
I like this place, some thing is new, you are going to get hot water fountain in side of this place, surrounding by hills and many trees, they have maintained their tradition, worth visit, and value for money tooMore
Kia ora, Our landscape truly is something else, the mud pools geysers and steaming vents all add to the Valley along with the Native birds and Trees plus the Maori culture! its really an experience you should not miss. Thanks again for your lovely comment,...More
Went on the hour tour - difficult to hear the guide and didn’t visit all the areas of interest, feel it was rushed to get people back to the Maori show. It was an expensive entry fee The Maori show was extra but worth it,...More
Tena Koe, Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the cultural performance, its feedback like this that lets us know we are on the right track! We are disappointed to hear that you found the tour rushed, if you...More
Lovely place, lots to see and learn. Kiwis however just stayed in their house so didnt get to see them, but in all we had a lovely day.More
Tena Koe, Thank you for taking the time to review us, sorry you didnt see the kiwi birds! They are real masters at hide and go seek as they are nocturnal animals we try our best with the nocturnal hut! Thank you for your awesome...More
We went to Te Puia for a single park visit and our waiting got rewarded with the eruption of the two main geysirs, one of them blowing hot water about 25m up in the air. Impressive!More
Tena Koe, Our landscape truly is something else, the mud pools geysers and steaming vents all add to the Valley along with the Native birds and Trees plus the Maori culture! its really an experience you should not miss. Thanks again for your lovely comment,...More