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Highland Paradise Cultural Centre- Day Tours

Cook Islands
+682 21 924
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Fabulous night not to be missed if you are in Rarotanga

Definitely worth a visit. Just enjoyed a fabulous evening of history, dancing and food and the... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Nicky S
Auckland Central, New Zealand
via mobile
Culturally rich - but NOT for LGBTQ visitors!!

To put it succinctly: Danny, the master of ceremonies, ruined our evening by publicly insulting and... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Diana T
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Just enjoyed a fabulous evening of history, dancing and food and the hosts were witty and entertaining.

Thank Nicky S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

To put it succinctly: Danny, the master of ceremonies, ruined our evening by publicly insulting and humiliating me and my wife, which is particularly regrettable as we are on our honeymoon. During the course of the dinner, Danny asked where people were from, whether there...More

2  Thank Diana T
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Our group consisted of 2 grandparents, 2 parents and 4 children aged 2 to 9. The tour was appreciated by all except the 2 year old, who was too young for this. He did, however, have lots of space to run around and lots of...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Hotel pickup and drop off included, good cultural lesson before a traditional dance show which was excellent. Buffet dinner was extensive and good quality

Thank FNQquirky
Reviewed 13 December 2016

After spending a week on Rarotonga four years ago, we returned for a two week stay in the Royale Taketumi (see review elsewhere). We also returned to the Highland Paradise Cultural Center - this time for a day tour instead of the evening "Drums of...More

Thank Brent S
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We had booked this tour for 4 people and had 2 nights free that we could do it - we were told that they never cancel and so decided to book it for our last night on the holiday. Unfortunately, they cancelled on the morning...More

Thank drcallycat
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Beautiful setting with an experience made personal by the host and narrator. Great sense of humour with lots of irony and digs at himself and at NZers (which was a wee bit lost on a few of the others, never mind). The marae experience was...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This show was amazing. Danny (the MC guy) was really awesome - fun, informative, funny. The walk around outside and marae was really cool. Food was devine. Singing and dancing were great. And the views from up there are to die for! Would totally recommend...More

Thank kia2010
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We attended the Saturday morning markets where the Highland Paradise put on a sample production and managed to get 1 free pass and my husband purchased his pass for $89 ($10 off brochures are available everywhere as well as they give away $10 off tickets...More

Thank shazzaAlbury
Reviewed 13 September 2016

As a descendent of the Cook Islands, I appreciated the effort and time put into the show and tour. The show was brilliantly done and all the performers were superb and the meal was delightful. I would definitely recommend the show to anyone interested into...More

Thank Dylan B
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