Aurere Waka and Navigation Maori Tours

A rich Maori Cultural experience like no other, Paddle a traditional Maori Waka or learn traditional navigation techniques right in the middle of a beautifully constructed Maori Star compass on sacred land. Experience Maori customs and traditions.

$399.00 - $465.00

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Aurere Waka and Navigation Tours offers a 3 day tour in the beautiful scenic town of Taipa in the far north of New Zealand. During the tour you will enjoy meals prepared by our local people. Engage and participate in some of our most traditional Maori arts with the experts in carving and weaving. An exclusive tour of our sacred land Te Aurere, not accessible to the general public. An area of scenic land which boasts a huge traditional star compass made up of 32 intricately carved pillar to represent 32 different sections of the sky and a private beach. Participate in paddling a traditional Maori Waka down the sacred stream of along the banks of Aurere. Experience our culture and hospitality first hand; you won't be disappointed.

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Physical address

Aurere Waka and Navigation Maori Tours, ​State Highway 10 Taipa RD3 ​Kaitaia 0483 Northland New Zealand, Taipa, Kaitaia, Northland, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Enquires 9am - 5 pm Mon - Fri
Months of operation:
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
25 km to Kaitaia Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
All transport is provided from Auckland to Northland return
Proximity to town:
29km to the nearest town of Kaitaia

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $399.00 - $465.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
$20 per person for Waitangi Museum Access- optional extra
Further pricing information:
Minimum numbers apply In the event that there are not enough passengers to fulfill our tour. You will be offered an alternative or a full refund. Refer someone to us and if they book you will receive 5% off the price of your tour with us. (Prices are subject to change over the summer period)

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