New Zealand Ngapuhi Cultural Waka (Canoe) Tours

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 at 10.00am only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays 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 Mondays, Wednesday and Saturdays at 10.00am - 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.