“This is a hands on activity where you learn how to make a umu (cook food in an underground oven) from start to finish & receive step by step instructions from our umu chef. Discover the traditional method of how our people prepared and cooked food in a umu, and the meaning as to why food was cooked and prepared in this way.


Adults:                            $79.00 NZD

Child (2 -13 years old):   $45.00 NZD

Infant (under 2):              Free

Scheduled Tours are held on Monday to Saturday from 9.00 am -12.30 pm

  • Bookings are essential 

  • Minimum numbers apply / Maximum of 30 guests

  • For group bookings of 10+ people 10% discount is available for direct bookings.


Unearthing of umu comprising of pork, chicken, pumpkin, seasonal root tubers (maniota, taro, kuru), rukau (island spinach).

This is ideal for people who are pushed for time  but would still like to experience an authentic umu.

Transport is not included but can be arranged.

Cancellation Policy

One day prior - 50% cancellation fee

On the day of tour - 100% cancellation fee

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