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Polynesian Cultural Center

Open 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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  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2113
+1 800-367-7060
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 June 2005

I would suggest you go here ONLY if you drive yourself and buy a none tour guided ticket. The Ali Luau and the evening show are EXCELLENT. If you have poor health then only attend the Luau and show in the evening. It is worth...More

75  Thank Curious10626
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 May 2011

I found it very long, boring, and disrespectful to the Polynesian culture. There is a lot more to that culture than customs and dance. You will be spending 8-9 hours there and there is no bus to take you back if you decide you've had...More

123  Thank naghool
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience seeing all the cool Hawaiian visits. We ran around and even sat the Hula. Great experience.

Thank Cool C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a full day of entertainment & excitement with natives & student demonstrating local traditions from climbing palm trees 🌴 collecting coconuts 🥥 to lighting a fire with coconut husk, dancing with fire 🔥 making jewellery. There are six different unique island villages to...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven’t been "wowed" in a long time and the Polynesian Cultural Center exceeded my expectations! I'm so glad we splurged and bought the VIP Ambassador package. It certainly was awesome to have Chad (representing Samoa) as our personal tour guide. He made us feel...More

Thank cutiepug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All day event (noon -9:00pm). Visit all the islands, see their handwork crafts, see the presentations about each island, hear their music. Must see the canoe show at 2:00. If you can - pay for the luau - the food is great. Also, you should...More

Thank rheisel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review assumes that you take a bus to the cultural center(if you have your own car you have flexibility). Arrived at noonish and did not leave until 8:30-9 PM.(that is way too long). It is picturesque....but you only need a few hours to see...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

PCC was the highlight of our tourist spots! I recommend the option we bought. We travel on the cheap so didn’t shell out for a tour guide. We bought our tix online and staff did not mention upgrading at all. We were so happy with...More

1  Thank Nirvana A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this with 2 elderly and 2 kids (11 & 13) and purchased Ambassador packages which included a guided tour. We went to the market for 11am, the guided tour was from 12-5, dinner buffet at 5:30 and the Ha performance at 7:30pm....More

2  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We can't say enough about this place! We had a fantastic day. The facility is set up to be educational regarding the islands that make up the Polynesian triangle but the way they do it is entertaining, comical and fun. Just when you think the...More

1  Thank kedmumds3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t think of a single bad thing to say about this place. The people were super friendly and helpful. There was so much to see and do and learn that we were there for eight hours and didn’t do everything. The show for the...More

Thank StephanieG3656
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable and educational. All staff members seemed to throughly enjoy their work and took pride in their heritage. Highly recommended.

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carolyn e
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Response from ValDave90 | Reviewed this property |
No...the PCC is run by the Mormon church so no alcohol is sold or permitted in the facility.
carolyn e
10 November 2018|
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Response from Sandy S | Reviewed this property |
No, they are a dry establishment.
Talented T
4 November 2018|
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Response from Cool C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there was a buffet of fish and different meat. You could eat the pork, but not everyone eats it if they want.