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Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show

| Arorangi Village, Cook Islands
+682 21 924
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Great Entertaining Family Night - Traditional Culture At Its Best

If you want a Family Friendly place to go, this is it. We wanted our children to experience the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
faith n
Amazing night tour, great value: highly recommended

Highland Paradise was an amazing night and great value for money. The look around the village and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fifamily
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
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“cultural show” (36 reviews)
“great night” (35 reviews)
“cook islands” (39 reviews)
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| Arorangi Village, Cook Islands
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+682 21 924

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a Family Friendly place to go, this is it. We wanted our children to experience the more Traditional Background of Raratonga. Pickup on the Bus was fun, and a great way of connecting with others staying at our Resort. By the time...More

Thank faith n
Highland_Paradise, General Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Kia Orana Thank you very much for taking time to provide a detailed feed back on your evening at Highland Paradise. You have summarised what we do quite well and we are glad you enjoyed your evening, the food and the cultural show and most...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Highland Paradise was an amazing night and great value for money. The look around the village and finding out about the history of the area was fascinating. The show was incredible and the buffet dinner could not have been any better. The only small issue...More

Thank Fifamily
Highland_Paradise, Public Relations Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana Meitaki maata - Thank you very much for taking time to provide feedback on your experience at Highland Paradise and especially for letting us share our story with your family. We apologise for the delayed bus pick up and have relayed this to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all to the people who organized this show let me give you a few tips on how to have a good island night. 1) Stop talking. Give us the food and drinks first and cut to the chase. While we are eating, get...More

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Highland_Paradise, Public Relations Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on your evening at Highland Paradise. Here at the Centre the evening begins with the introduction to the Tinomana tribe their history, and current descendants that are caretakers of the site. This is followed by...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive at $99 for what you got. The welcoming cocktail was only half a glass, my non alcoholic one was about half an inch in the bottom of the glass! This was taken away when we went out to the marae even though I hadn't...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this particular Island Night over the others on the island that were also recommended, mainly because of three things: (1) the added marae visit, (2) it's in the mountains (which we wouldn't have otherwise visited on our trip to Rarotonga), and (3) it...More

Thank ModernWanderers
Highland_Paradise, Public Relations Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Orana Thank you very much for taking time to provide feedback on your visit to Highland Paradise. We have reviewed your comments and relayed this to our staff and management. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your evening. Out of all the...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

The good: this is a local enterprise, The dancers were awesome and the entertainment was laid back and friendly. We had an interesting tour of the village site with explanations of the battles and traditions This was great. I enjoyed the buffet meal (though some...More

Thank Lyndle
Highland_Paradise, Front Office Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Kia Orana Thank you very much for taking time to provide valuable feedback on your experience at Highland Paradise. Your comments have been noted and relayed to staff and management. Your feedback will assist us improve in areas that need to. Kia Manuia

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We went to Highland Paradise last Wednesday night. The location is amazing but the rest of the evening was really disappointing compared to the other top cultural show in Rarotonga which we did last year and absolutely loved and learnt so much history and culture...More

Thank Petejulie68
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We spent here the first night in Rarotonga. The location is pretty beautiful because of is in the middle of the forest. Unfortunately the food is a buffet one and we hate it; rather poor! Interesting the best typical dances but at the beginning I...More

Thank Emanuele C
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The entire show was extremely entertaining from start to finish. There was a visit to the village with some talking and ceremony before dinner and show. The setting, high in the mountains was amazing. Dinner was disappointing and they didn't have a table for us...More

Thank figjam_31
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We recently went to show after reading and hearing some GREAT reviews. However I was sorely disappointed by majority of the evening. We got off on the wrong foot when the host who greeted us was extremely rude (it felt like all the staff were...More

Thank Mel C
Highland_Paradise, Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Kia Orana. Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on your experience. As a historic cultural heritage site we endeavour to provide an authentic cultural experience both informative and entertaining. We apologise that you were disappointed with your evening. We value your feedback and...More

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