Waka Experience: Te Matau a Māui Voyaging Trust

Discover Hawke's Bay aboard Te Matau a Māui, a traditional Polynesian sailing waka. Enjoy the hospitality of our crew as we share stories of local Māori history and legend as well as sing a waiata/song. If you’re after some action? Help sail our waka

Adult
$105.00 - $130.00

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‘Discover’ Hawke’s Bay while sailing aboard Te Matau a Māui. Enjoy the hospitality of our crew. Hear stories of Polynesian migration, local Māori history and legend, and listen to accounts of epic voyages.

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Waka discovery includes:
• Two-hour sailing
• Karakia and waiata
• Stories of local Māori history
• Beautiful scenic views
• Good photo opportunities

Experience ‘twilight' – as you watch day turn into night, and the stars begin to shine. Enjoy delicious Māori inspired tasting dishes and listen to our captain talk about celestial navigation and the crews’ epic voyages.

Twilight sail includes:
• Two-hour sailing
• Karakia and waiata
• Stories of local Māori
• Celestial navigation presentation
• Māori cuisine on request
• Sunset

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Physical address

Waka Experience: Te Matau a Māui Voyaging Trust, West Quay Marina, Ahuriri, Napier, Hawkes Bay, 4110, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
9am - 9pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
4.5km
Proximity to coach terminal:
3km
Proximity to town:
3km

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $105.00 - $130.00
Other charges:
Meals provided at additional cost (excluding Twilight Sails)
Further pricing information:
All children and youth aged 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All passengers must adhere to all safety rules and guidelines All passengers are advised to wear comfortable clothing and footwear. We also advise that passengers bring a warm jacket or coat.

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