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Very informative historical tour.

Fiona was a wonderful guide as we were referred by Chantal, her knowledge of the area and the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
"A bit of local history"

A good place to learn abit of history of Rarotonga especially the oral talk given by our guide a... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Ara Tapu, Ngatangiia, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Chantal from Chantal's Concierge arranged for my Mum and I to have a tour of the palace museum with Fiona. My understanding is Chantal herself has been the vision behind creating this museum and the tour of it. Hats off to her for a job...More

Thank benjawilliam
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to see local history..... gift store is lovely with hand made goods Do yourself a favor check out out the palace

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Fiona (our guide) was amazing, fun, fantastic and knowledgeable. We've been looking got a place to get a solid understanding of the cultural background of the Island and this delivered in every way. Fiona said at the beginning it takes between one and two hours...More

1  Thank dhtbrowne
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Fiona was a wonderful guide as we were referred by Chantal, her knowledge of the area and the stories she shared were very enjoyable. $25 is a bit steep but luckly we were given half price so that seemed ok.

Thank familysr4eva
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a great museum structure and shares information about Pa Ariki in a unique way. All of the stories and information is coming directly from her people, and this is what makes it special.

Thank ayeshamelodygreen
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A good place to learn abit of history of Rarotonga especially the oral talk given by our guide a $10.00 entrance charge per person or $25.00 for a guided tour. We were particulary interested in the Sheraton Hotel site on the island and our guide...More

Thank Hawk0800
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place. Fiona made it worth it. She's got a good knowledge and great personality. You can find out a bit about life on the island. $25 is a bit to steep though for what they have to offer.

Thank Delicjaaa
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We were offered a half hour tour for $10 or a full hour for $25. Half an hour was enough time for me. A fascinating look into the life of a cook island "paramount chief".

Thank DarrenHumphrey
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The first site of this place looks very nice. We waited and waited for someone to open at 10am... no one came. Leaving we noticed a small hand painted sign (we were waiting at what appeared to be the gate with a formal sign) so...More

Thank Glenda D
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We got a great tour by the chiefs daughter, who knew quite a bit of her history and knowledge of the districts the chief oversees.

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