New Zealand Ngapuhi Cultural Waka (Canoe) Tours

Te Hoenga Waka now including the Waitangi Treaty Grounds - beginning October 1st 2017*

The Bay of Islands is home to Taiamai Tours heritage journeys and the Ngapuhi, New Zealand’s largest tribal Maori group. Our interactive Waka experience provides a rare and unique insight into our ancient customs, rituals and traditions.

We invite you to come and join us for it is only through involvement in our culture that you will gain a deeper understanding of who and what we really are. Our ancient histories and stories we share with you as we paddle our 40 ft Waka Taua (War Canoe) together on the tidal estuaries of the Waitangi River

Departing Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 9.00am during the summer months, our Qualmark endorsed and very exclusive Maori war canoe voyages are a perfect combination of eco, spiritual and interactive cultural experiences therefore it is from this position we confidently claim to be

Tour Bookings

Regular Tours are Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 9.00am - October to April. You may also use this form to inquire for any other ad hoc bookings. We will contact you to confirm a booking time for you.
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*Free Inclusive Pass to Waitangi Treaty Grounds

A free all-inclusive day pass into the Waitangi Treaty Grounds when booking the Waka Tour, clients can go any time at their leisure. The ticket is not redeemable for cash.
Quote Code TTWAI when booking to receive the pass **.

** Waitangi Treaty Grounds has no association with Taiamai Tours Heritage Journeys and operates under their own terms and conditions refer to web. Taiamai Tours Heritage Journeys do not accept any responsibility for any changes made by Waitangi Treaty Grounds, and this value add can be withdrawn without notice however we will communicate any change in advance where possible.