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REAL insight into MĀori life...

Join us as we share more than 800 years of
unbroken family history & tradition in Kaikōura

Our Tours

Meaningful experiences giving insight into Maori history, culture and values…

All our tours are interactive experiences, where you are invited and encouraged to get involved, ask questions and learn our ways.

Our links to Kaikoura span more than 800 years and through these connections and the oral tradition of storytelling, we can share the precise history of the area.

Whichever tour you take with us, you’ll hear how it was when we arrived, what has happened since, and how it is today as we strive to maintain cultural identity and spiritual values.

Our tours are available year round for…

•   Single private party charter of up to ten people
•   Education groups from primary to tertiary
•   Cruise and special interest groups of up to fifty people

Advance booking is essential and we recommend you reserve your place at least one month in advance to avoid disappointment.

We can also tailor experiences from two hours to three days and this is a popular option for our visiting school groups.  If this sounds like you then complete our create your tour option and we’ll get back to you.

 

MĀNAWA

REAL INSIGHT INTO MĀORI LIFE Multi awarded, very personalized experience by mini-coach to special Kaikōura sites to hear ancestral stories, join in traditions and take a short forest walk to discover how we use trees and plants.

MĀNAWA – ITI

BIG ON REVELATIONS AND FUN An introduction to the history, customs and traditions of the Kaikōura sub-tribe Ngāti Kurī, with Māori games, legends, storytelling, and lots of laughter.

QUAKESCAPE

WALK ON THE WILD SIDE A combination of walk and drive by mini-coach with your guide, to see first-hand the workings of Rūaumoko, God of Earthquakes and discover how Māori people view the natural world.

KAIKŌURA CULTURAL HIGHLIGHTS

Discover Kaikōura through Māori Eyes A perfect introduction to Kaikōura for those short on time. Your local Māori guide will show you places few see, and share family stories of Gods and Nature.

TE RĀ

STAND IN THE HEART OF THE DAY Highly personalised introduction into the Kaikōura Māori sub-tribe, Ngāti Kurī - providing a pathway to cultural understanding through storytelling, activities and games - in a relaxed, natural and fun atmosphere.

CREATE YOUR OWN TOUR

Choose the best bits from all of our tours and create your own tour today!