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Visit and learn how Māori and early settlers lived and worked together, guiding visitors to see the world famous Pink and White Terraces. Enjoy a leisurely walk through our 12-acre grounds and explore the sites that have been excavated from the village. Hear the stories of Tarawera in our award-winning museum. Visit the mesmerising natural Wairere Falls, plunging to the valley along our Waterfall Trails. Discover the unique geology of the Rotorua region and how the eruption changed and shaped the area forever. Meet the unique personalities that shaped the early tourism industry in New Zealand.
Wheel chair accessible. Guiding options, Gift Shop, Children's Playground, and On-site Cafe available. 15 minutes scenic drive from Rotorua.
Te Wairoa - The Buried Village, 1180 Tarawera Rd, Lake Tarawera, Rotorua, 3076, New Zealand.
- Business hours:
- Open 9:00am Daily - Except Christmas Day
- Months of operation:
- All months of the year
Facilities and Features
- Proximity to airport:
- 15 minutes
- Proximity to town:
- 15 minute scenic drive from central Rotorua.
Pricing and Conditions
- Other charges:
- 13 to 18 years $10.00 over 65 years $30