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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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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 3 weeks ago

The cultural centre was the highlight of our holiday. If you want to learn about the Hawaiin & Polynesian culture, this is the place to go. We booked the trip through our hotel, it cost $355 per couple & this was the ambassador package. We...More

4  Thank Melvina67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was on the top of my list of things to do during my fall break on Oahu. We went to all six polynesian villages. We made it back to the Samoan village to sample the meals cooked in the above-ground fire pit --- simple...More

Thank wasabiwahine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Started the day here at opening, then headed straight to a display. Make sure to get a leaflet as details all the timings for displays and demonstrations. From this we were able to plan a route. We enjoyed exploring the park, we found the exhibitions...More

1  Thank Lauretta_j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our first family holiday to Hawaii we made the scenic trip (by tour bus - 75 mins) from Waikiki to the Polynesian Cultural Centre. An amazing experience and unforgettable day! We arrived just after midday, and followed the brilliant schedule (activities every half hour)...More

Thank andrewmD3618TA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trip was to celebrate my dad's birthday and we visited PCC on his actual birthday. The circle island ambassador tour is well worth the price. From the time we were picked up at our hotel to the time we returned that night, we all...More

Thank Anniebelle38
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is divided into different activities and I have rated as a 4/5 based on the day and each of the 'Island Villages" these were great. Samoa was fantastic and really entertaining. The shows overall including Breath of Life in the evening was excellent...More

Thank JoJo036
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Other reviews will describe in detail what the PCC is all about. We spent about 6 hours in the park. Not enough time really. Wonderful tribute to Polynesia. Luau buffet is standard faire in a beautiful, hugh buffet hall. Don't miss the Ha, Breath of...More

Thank Sandu517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent three days here (noon to 6 or 8), and loved it. There was so much to see and do. We had the Ambassador Luau package, and it was great to have a guide to tell us about the different villages, etc. Our guide,...More

Thank nontravelerUtah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day at the PCC- it was my second time here and my husbands first- it was a beautiful display of cultural activities. We did the Buffet and the Ha Breath of Life show. My only complaint was the seats in the theatre...More

Thank Kristin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're visiting Hawaii for the first time, you'll probably want to do a Luau. Our family has done about 10 different Luau's on most of the islands. They are all mostly the same. They take you on a trip of Polynesia which encompasses all...More

1  Thank Funfamtimes
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Response from raquelrT9695PB | Reviewed this property |
No, It is managed by the Mormon Church so NO Alcohol. Raquel
carolyn e
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Response from Sandy S | Reviewed this property |
No, they are a dry establishment.
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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.