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We visited this experience with our young boys. Overall it felt commercialised . It was overcrowded and it was very warm within the tents. The Maori performances were nice. Food spread was average and was limited for the crowds attending.
This was by far the most entertaining night/experience during our time in NZ. The host was super funny. The feast was delicious. And the whole experience was special for our family of 4. Our teenage boys also thoroughly enjoyed the whole night.
The actual cultural performance and presentation was very good but the evening was very drawn out and with an over the top host/guide it was just too much. Very crowded with two full tents of 100 + people in each leading to a very congested...More
We thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience of visiting the Mitai Moari Village. The Cultural performance was fantastic. The Hangi dinner was delicious, there was plenty to eat and seconds for those wanting more. We enjoyed our walk in the dark to see the glow worms...More
Our evening at Mitai took place on only the second day of the new dining hall. There is something moving about the welcome one receives in the Maori community, such that we felt it a privilege to be present at the cultural performance. The Hangi...More
After reading several reviews of various Maori cultural experiences / hangi dinners we were pleasantly surprised by this outing. In contrast to many reviews we thought the pre-dinner presentation/performance was informative and educational and the dinner was tasty. It is perhaps not the type of...More
It was ok, I haven’t experienced other shows like this so I have no reference,
But the food was average enough, not sure how authentic the display was, between guitars and fair haired Maori’s,
But interesting way to spend an evening
Almost over three hours of entertainment, dining and cultural history. Dining area is simple but clean with lots to eat. A hangi meal was served, which had lamb, chicken, potato and sweet potato. There was dessert after too. Best tip to remember,when you arrive,don't get...More
There are a couple of choices in Rotorua for a traditional Maori experience and we ultimately chose this one. The whole family really enjoyed it and it was definitely well organised.
The dancing and singing was entertaining and the traditional hangi feast was great. And...More