Maori Tours Kaikoura offers an intimate and interactive Maori cultural experience. Guests journey deep into the natural, cultural and social world of modern Maori, gaining an insight and appreciation of what it is to be Maori today.
Maori Tours is a family business and guides are members of Ngati Kuri – Kaikoura's local tribe. On a half day tour you will:
-- Visit ancient Pa sites (fortified villages) and learn how they were settled
-- Hear the legends handed down through generations while seeing the stories the land still tells today
-- Explore one of Kaikoura's bushwalks and discover traditional indigenous uses of native plants
-- Learn Maori protocol and a special waiata (song)
Refreshments are served midway through the tour and guests receive a small memento to remember their experience. Every tour is different because every guest has something unique to offer.
Tours last approximately 3.5 hours and there is a maximum of 10 guests per tour. Advance booking is strongly recommended.