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Te Vara Nui Village

Rarotonga, Muri, Cook Islands
+682 24 006
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Te Vara Nui Village is the Cultural Centre of the Cook Islands offering 3 amazing products: a 2.5 hour VILLAGE TOUR offering a full authentic journey into our past, a Stunning Over-Water Night Show and first class Island/Western fusion buffet dinning experience on floating and fixed stages set in botanical gardens surrounded by rock gardens and waterfalls, and our COMBO PACKAGE offering both Village Tour and Over-Water Night Show and Buffet dinner in one night. Your ultimate cultural experience not to be missed!!!!
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great night” (212 reviews)
“buffet dinner” (121 reviews)
“cultural tour” (108 reviews)
LOCATION
Rarotonga, Muri, Cook Islands
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+682 24 006
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"great night"
in 212 reviews
"buffet dinner"
in 121 reviews
"cultural tour"
in 108 reviews
"cook islands"
in 162 reviews
"island night"
in 77 reviews
"dinner show"
in 53 reviews
"fire dancers"
in 38 reviews
"dance show"
in 38 reviews
"sushi"
in 25 reviews
"local dishes"
in 38 reviews
"whole evening"
in 18 reviews
"great buffet"
in 19 reviews
"food was amazing"
in 31 reviews
"audience participation"
in 23 reviews
"island food"
in 19 reviews
"new zealand"
in 18 reviews
"well worth the money"
in 33 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best show on the island good food i love the neck chops and the people are so friendly and helpful..

Thank Nigel T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Te Vara Nui for the buffet and show and thoroughly enjoyed both. The buffet featured local specialities - the highlight being the ika mata - as well as standard fare. The show was excellent: top-notch music and dancing. Dessert was great as well....More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend the cultural night show! It was so amazing, the staff and performers are so friendly and talented. There was a great variety of very good food!

Thank Emma M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a wonderful ambience from the moment you enter this magical place. Stunning setting over water - I think it is a natural lake but I’m not sure. The singing and dancing is fantastic, it’s a great cultural and entertainment experience. Plenty of good...More

Thank djmum
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great show done on the water with incredible dancers!!! Buffet was lovely with so much food, you won’t go hungry. Also big dessert table after the show. Recommend doing the village tour pre the show. Good value for money for a very enjoyable night out.

Thank AmandatheNurse
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a large group that the staff very graciously fit in last minute and we were so glad they did. The performance was amazing, staff all wonderful and we left soooo full.

Thank vargasgirl1984
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated my fiancé’s birthday with a surprise dinner and show at Te Vara Nui on the recommendation of our travel agent. I have been to other shows on the island so knew what to expect and was interested to see how well this show compared....More

Thank taynah1972
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The buffet and cultural show was fantastic, great food, great show, well organised with helpful staff, will recommend to others for sure.

Thank geminijen1955
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is very friendly and made us feel so welcomed from the beginning. First they picked us up from the airport at 6:20pm (Cook islands time) then took us to the Te Vara Nui village where the staff led us to our tables. Around...More

Thank WanderLady28
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Show was very good, but at $109 a head, it is a little overpriced compared to some of the others that can be seen on the island. Fire throwers only made a brief appearance...probably what was the let down for us.

Thank LynandDarryl
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artbytes2017
10 February 2018|
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I've been reading more. Evidentally, there are coupons in brochures around the island for a discount on the dinner, etc. I guess you just have to look for them when you arrive.
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vienconti
2 August 2017|
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Response from Peter A | Reviewed this property |
Hi just looked it up as couldn't remember. Family 4 = 2 adults + 2 children (6-11 yrs) $290.00 Family 5 = 2 adults + 3 children $316.00 Children 6-11 years $49 5 and under = free of charge Adults $109.00 per person Hope... More
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Dion N
5 April 2017|
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Response from Nicole S | Reviewed this property |
Apparently it's busy each night it's on. We went on a Saturday night only because it was the only night we could go.
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