Cultural Walking Tour at Orakei in Auckland

2 hr

E-Ticket

Group Tour

Experience the cultural heart of Auckland, on our 2-hour "Home Fires of Tāmaki" walking tour. A short trip from the hustle of the central city, this magnificent whenua (land) is one of Auckland’s most tranquil locations. Your experienced guide will provide a first-hand experience of the rich history of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei (local tribe), cultural traditions and village life in modern day society. Soak in picturesque 360° views towards Orākei Marae (traditional meeting house), Rangitoto...
Experience the cultural heart of Auckland, on our 2-hour "Home Fires of Tāmaki" walking tour. A short trip from the hustle of the central city, this magnificent whenua (land) is one of Auckland’s most tranquil locations. Your experienced guide will provide a first-hand experience of the rich history of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei (local tribe), cultural traditions and village life in modern day society. Soak in picturesque 360° views towards Orākei Marae (traditional meeting house), Rangitoto Island, and Auckland City. Explore abandoned barracks and native bush, as you walk while our experienced guide shares history and cultural tales of our tribe and Auckland.
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Stop At: Orakei, Orakei, North Island

Experience first-hand the rich history of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. Explore how Māori traditions and village life are practiced in modern-day society with our Home Fires of Tāmaki, Ōrākei Tour. As ahikaa (keepers of the home fire of Auckland), we provide a first-hand experience of the rich history of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei (local tribe).

Soak in picturesque 360° views towards Ōrākei Marae (traditional meeting house), looking across the Waitematā harbour to Rangitoto Island, Auckland City and beyond. Explore abandoned barracks and native bush, while our guides share the history and cultural tales of our tribe and Auckland.

Finish the tour at Takaparawhau, a significant location in our history with the opportunity to sit with your guide and ask questions, or use the time to take more spectacular pictures

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Local guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Transport
Departure Point
30 Hapimana Street, Orakei, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per departure is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.