A 60-hectare valley, home to more than 500 natural geothermal wonders, including the world-famous Pohutu Geyser.
Te Puia is surrounded by native flora and fauna, with fascinating nature walks and live kiwi birds on site.
Experience our culture through the many significant pieces of architecture at Te Puia, and in our daytime concerts for visitors.
Te Puia is home to the National Carving and Weaving Schools of New Zealand, whose students seek to preserve and advance Māori culture.
60 hectares of geothermal wonder only 5 minutes from town
Enter as visitors - leave as family
Experience New Zealand's favourite visitor attraction
Experience a cultural performance like no other
Get close to the rare New Zealand kiwi
See the past and future connected through Maori Arts & Crafts
Te Puia is New Zealand’s living Maori cultural centre, located just 5 minutes from central Rotorua. Situated in the Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, Te Puia’s 60 hectare site is home to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, a live kiwi enclosure, the world-famous Pohutu Geyser, and more than 500 natural geothermal wonders.
With land steeped in ancestral history, and a guiding legacy that stretches back to the 1800s, Te Puia extend their unique hospitality and rich Māori cultural heritage to all visitors.
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