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Polynesian Cultural Center

Closed Now: 11:30 - 20:45
Open today: 11:30 - 20:45
Polynesian Cultural Center Admission
from US$64.95*
Polynesian Cultural Center Admission
from US$64.95*
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The Polynesian Cultural Center, voted the #1 attraction in Hawaii by USA Today, is located along the famous North Shore of Oahu. Explore 42 acres of tropical splendor featuring 6 authentic villages representing the island cultures of Hawaii, Fiji...more
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55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2113
+1 800-367-7060
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our guided tour at Polynesian Cultural Center with Mr. Young as our guide was outstanding. Mr. Young managed to skillfully guide our group from one village & show to another. He presented a lot of great information while attending to each person’s needs. The villages,...More

Thank Illinoislane
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a guided tour of each Polynesian Island (8) and a story of their history. Very nice. A water show that was very entertaining. A luau that included a show with dinner (all you can eat buffet) and our grand finale was the show...More

Thank 437lynne
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Didn't know what to expect...but not disappointed. Fun shows. Very educational. The buffet was delicious and the staff was professional and kind. A must!

Thank Ally2509
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Most expensive part of our trip and most underwhelming part of our trip. Wasted an entire day waiting for something to be worth the money. We have been to many luaus and this was by far the least authentic one. Very Short. Poor cheap outfits....More

Thank Cody K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If there is one place to visit on Oahu then this is it. Visiting the different Pacific countries for an explanation of their culture was excellent but nothing like the two shows put on. The one one the water explaining how the the countries evolved...More

1  Thank Barry G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Probably the best Luau we have seen and the performance in the theatre was superb. The luau meal was good, and the dinner entertainment quite cheesy.

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on previous reviews and purchased the ambassador tickets which was absolutely worth the money . We had 2tour guides throughout the day and they were just amazing making sure we were at shows on time and providing us with there knowledge and wonderful...More

1  Thank rogandchez
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This really is a great place to visit when you're in Laie. We visited during the hurricane and it actually worked out great because of the overcast it wasn't as hot. I definitely recommend this for families with children that are at least 4yrs and...More

Thank yenger
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family chose the Super Ambassador Luau Package and it was worth every penny. Our private tour guide Rai from Japan was awesome. We had a great time and would highly recommend this tour for any family. This was a fantastic learning experience for my...More

2  Thank Akba
Reviewed 6 days ago

Imagine being transported to see six of the most beautiful islands in the world in one day! This actually happens at the Polynesian Culture Center plus so much more...We took.a traditional canoe ride down a beautiful and magical river, we ate a huge Lauau buffet,...More

2  Thank lisafuturegreen
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5 September 2018|
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Response from bandms | Reviewed this property |
I did see people in wheelchairs however I don’t know if they were their own or provided by the center. I did not see any trams throughout the center. To fully see the entire cultural center a lot of walking is required. It... More
19 August 2018|
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Response from Lars O | Reviewed this property |
We did not purchase the luau package as we were going to a different luau
17 July 2018|
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Response from mlbbau23 | Reviewed this property |
Gluten free and vegetarian are both available. Thank you.