Poihakena tours: stories of Maori in Sydney

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  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
  • Location: Dawes Point, Australia
  • Product code: 123972P1
From USD $27.07
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Adult (Age : 16 to 110)
Child (Age : 4 to 15)
Infant (Age : 1 to 2)

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Stop At: The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

The tour begins in Campbells Cove, at the harbour edge with a welcome in Māori language, (translated for visitors), and stories of early Māori visitors to Sydney since 1793. The tour meanders through The Rocks including cobblestoned laneways.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Rocks Discovery Museum, Kendall Lane, The Rocks The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

After visiting a timeline and other sites in The Rocks, the tours visits The Rocks Discovery Museum. At the Museum visitors will see a Māori greenstone treasured object that was revealed on a dig site in The Rocks, and get 'hands on' with other Māori cultural treasures.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre, 110 Cumberland St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Visit the archeological dig site where Māori cultural treasures have been revealed. See the actual locations they were found, the foundations of The Whalers Arms Hotel (a popular haunt of Māori whalers, sailors and traders) and walk down Māori Lane. The tour finishes with waiata (Māori song).

Duration: 30 minutes


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Schedule Details

Departure Dates:

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Departure Point:

27 Hickson Rd, Dawes Point NSW 2000, Australia

Departure time

11:00 AM


2 hours(approx.)

Return details

15 Cumberland St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

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

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This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers