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Te Vara Nui Village

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Address: Rarotonga, Muri, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 24 006
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Te Vara Nui Village is the Cultural Centre of the Cook Islands offering 3...

Te Vara Nui Village is the Cultural Centre of the Cook Islands offering 3 amazing products: a 2.5 hour VILLAGE TOUR offering a full authentic journey into our past, a Stunning Over-Water Night Show and first class Island/Western fusion buffet dinning experience on floating and fixed stages set in botanical gardens surrounded by rock gardens and waterfalls, and our COMBO PACKAGE offering both Village Tour and Over-Water Night Show and Buffet dinner in one night. Your ultimate cultural experience not to be missed!!!!

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Excellent Show

We went to the Island night while we were in Rarotonga in November. The whole set up was beautiful. The food was great and the service was good. We enjoyed the show very much... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to the Island night while we were in Rarotonga in November. The whole set up was beautiful. The food was great and the service was good. We enjoyed the show very much and would definately recommend it to other travellers.

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Godzone
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked as was a Saturday night and it was packed. Still had excellent service and a good amount of varied food for the buffet. A great show with a story that highlighted a number of varied styles. The show was not too long and definitely well put together. Great environment but don't forget the insect spray.

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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We traveled as a group of 28, adults and children and all of us were very impressed at this experience. The food was top notch and plentiful and because we were such a large group we were given VIP treatment and our own dining room with it's own bar facilities. I thought the performance, dancing and music was very professional... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spectacular show with lovely audience involvment. Highly talented entertainers who showcase their culture so well and with such great humor too. We had a ball that night!

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Thank 94jackiej
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Not really my thing - Food was good, wide selection of local and international dishes - show not particularly entertaining and very repetitive

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Thank Mike L
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice food and a good chance to try many of the local cuisines like Rukau (spinach leaves). The show is interesting, loud and exciting

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Thank Ravi P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning dinner + show + drinks. Couldn't ask for much more all the staff were super friendly and loved how the dancers came and interacted with everyone at the end of the performance! :)

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Thank James S
Nelson, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The show was ok although frankly the over water aspect that they make such a fuss about was fairly pointless and gimmicky. Main complaint was paying same full price as restaurant rooms either side of stage and being put in the room with rubbish end on views and miles away. Check before you pay. This room is very second rate... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This attraction is very close to the Pacific Resort where we were staying. We found the village very interesting and the guides kept everyone engaged with their presentations about their culture and history. The staff are friendly and helpful. The buffet dinner was very good. The dinner commenced with seafood chowder. You then had a range of local and western... More 

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Thank Haydn M
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food & entertainment. An amazing experience for my partner as was his first time to Raro. The atmosphere was thrilling & the service was excellent... A must do when in Rarotonga.

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