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The Pillars of Knowledge provided by Waimarama Maori Tours

The Pillars of Knowledge
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About
On this sunrise tour you will visit Te Kōripitanga o Tama-nui-te-Ra - the place where the stars and the sun emerge from the waters of the great Lake of Kiwa, the Pacific Ocean. It is a celestial disc that looms large over the cultural landscape of the Waimārama people Stars in the firmament remind us of loved ones lost; others track the trail of discovery that bought the first ancestors to this land. The guardians tell of the of the lore of the land; of battles won and blood spilt. People come to consult the maramataka, the lunar calendar. There is a time for all things. To plant, to harvest, to rest, to celebrate, to fear and to mourn. The guides for this tour are all members of the local Waimārama Tribe, and they will clear our way. This is their sacred knowledge and we are privileged that they are willing to share it with us.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 150083P5
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
A light breakfast is provided. • Entry/Admission - Waimarama Beach
Duration
3h
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
We can pick you from any accommodation within Napier, Hastings or Havelock North and ensure we return you safely at the conclusion of your tour.
20 Airini Road, Waimarama 4294, New Zealand Should you wish to make your own way out to Waimarama and enjoy the spectacular country scenery, our guides will meet you at the Waimarama General Store to begin your tour.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
A light breakfast is provided. • Entry/Admission - Waimarama Beach
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
We can pick you from any accommodation within Napier, Hastings or Havelock North and ensure we return you safely at the conclusion of your tour.
20 Airini Road, Waimarama 4294, New Zealand Should you wish to make your own way out to Waimarama and enjoy the spectacular country scenery, our guides will meet you at the Waimarama General Store to begin your tour.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
3h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Not wheelchair accessible
Stroller accessible
Service animals allowed
Most travellers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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