Māori Experience Kīnaki Tour

Take a 90-minute journey with a Māori guide through Te Papa, our national museum. Discover how te iwi taketake (first peoples of the land) have formed unique tools, foods, and medicines provided by the natural world of Aotearoa New Zealand. The tour will conclude with a shared kai (traditionally-inspired food tasting) and conversation with your hosts.

Cost | Te utu



90 minutes

Visitors on a tour of Te Papa, 2020. Photo by Jeff McEwan. Te Papa

Book this private tour for a deeper understanding of Māori cultural practices, materials, and hospitality.

  • 1-7 people: $477.75 total

  • 8 or more: $68.25 per person

Pick the date and time that suits you (earliest available start time is 10am while the latest is 16:00; Te Papa is closed on Christmas Day).

For bookings, please email tours@tepapa.govt.nz. In your email please let us know the tour product you wish to book along with your requested date, time, and number of people. If you have any questions please feel free to call +64 4 381 7111.