Cultural Experience

Atamai Cultural Experience

(Atamai: the Maori word for enlightenment, pronounced ah-tah-my).

Spend a half or full day with a descendant of our local Maori tribe, Ngati Tuwharetoa – a tribe that is steeped in tradition and history. Your guide will create a unique tour that will encompass a culture that has existed for generations on the spoken word.

As guests of Huka Lodge, your guide will visit with you briefly the evening prior to your tour to discuss any personal interests you may have, be it spiritual, the arts, flora and fauna or food.The specifically designed tour will then encompass these interests while at the same time visiting significant tribal locations in the region creating a day with a very natural flow.

You may also have the exclusive opportunity to visit with a respected Maori elder to further your insight into this diverse culture.For those eager to explore and educate themselves in the native culture of New Zealand; your guide who is locally raised, experienced in the pre-European existence of his people is the ideal guide.

Half-day (4 hours), 3 guests – with guide, includes transfers to and from Huka Lodge in private vehicle and transport for half-day.

Full day (6-8 hours), 3 guests – with guide, includes transfers to and from Huka Lodge in private vehicle and transport for the day. Lunch is also included.

from NZ$1,240 from NZ$1,710.00

All prices quoted above are inclusive of a 15% Goods and Services Tax (GST).