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Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show

| Arorangi Village, Cook Islands
+682 21 924
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Cultural Experience Not to Be Missed

Great cultural insight, sharing of history, experience of drumming, dancing and sharing of kai in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tanekaha4
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Auckland, New Zealand
Great Cultural Experience - Definitely Go!

You come here for a cultural experience and you will find this one to be authentic and outstanding... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony K
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cultural insight, sharing of history, experience of drumming, dancing and sharing of kai in a very sacred place and presence.

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Highland_Paradise, 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. We look forward to seeing you next time. Kia Manuia

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You come here for a cultural experience and you will find this one to be authentic and outstanding. The dancing, drumming, and story-telling are wonderful. The fact that the location is on an ancient site makes it even more special. Here is why I cannot...More

Thank Tony K
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Highland_Paradise, General Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

KIa Orana Thank you for visiting us and for sharing the experience. We appreciate your valuable feedback. This helps us improve in areas that need attention. Your comments have been relayed to our chef and kitchen staff. Kia Manuia

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Fantastic evening, singing and dancing and the boys playing the instruments were fantastic. Danny was awesome and a great entertainer. Very informative talk about Rarotonga's culture prior to this and great crowd involvement. Was a really good evening.More

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Highland_Paradise, Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Kia Orana Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on your experience at Highland Paradise. Your feedback allows us to target areas that need improvement. Your contribution assists our tribe in our on going efforts to preserve this archaeological site for the future generation....More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Well worth a visit. We were picked up from out hotel and driven up to the village which is on top of the hill. You are welcomed b6 drummers and dancers and do a cultural tour t9 get the history of the island before dinner....More

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Before you book the Highland Paradise evening here are some things to know: 1. We enjoyed it. 2. Don't expect slick entertainment. On our night the music director was left to be MC as well. Which was unfair on him as he was clearly not...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

We were picked up at the nearest bus stop to our accommodation by a 4WD van and taken up a very steep road onto a mountain overlooking the lagoon. In the hall we were welcomed with a glass of fruit juice and then guided onto...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We did this after the bigger Te Vara Nui Village over water show. We much preferred this event, which was much smaller and more focussed on telling the history of the Islands. The dinner was quite traditional, though it’s clear they are still working on...More

1  Thank LisaT88
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Highland_Paradise, General Manager at Highland Paradise Drums of our Forefathers Sunset Culture Show, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Kia Orana Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on your experience at Highland Paradise. We value your comments as this highlights areas that we need to improve on and also areas that you as a guest enjoyed most. Your contribution assists in our...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Entertainment was very good, food was great - plenty for everyone, and the experience as whole was one to remember. Great for groups - there were a few family groups including children. Tutu and the team looked after us very well.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We attended on a day that was absolutely tipping down. The roadway was being washed down the hill to meet us. As a consequence no Marae or village tour. But we were repeatedly told we could come back on a better day to have a...More

Thank Joanna C
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

You don't want to miss the island show at Highland Paradise! I know there many other place offering island shows and buffets (I have gone to 3 or 4), but I believe this is the best one. First, you get to have a guided tour...More

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