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Polynesian Cultural Center

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Polynesian Cultural Center Admission
from US$64.95*
Polynesian Cultural Center Admission
from US$64.95*
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  • 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
As featured in 3 Days in Oahu
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 13 June 2006

This was a really expensive waste of time. GO TO THE BEACH! Anything but this place. We paid 80 bucks per head and we all came out of there even more bored than when we went in. The food was so-so, and the "authentic" luau...More

34  Thank Explore26563
Reviewed 26 February 2006

The PCC is an educational venue that offers hands-on activities and shows to inform visitors about the unique aspects of Polynesian cultures. The park opens around noon, and closes around 4:00pm before the lua'u and show begins. To reach the center, you can either rent...More

44  Thank Explorer27722
Reviewed 5 February 2006

We visited the Polynesian Cultural center and loved it! We were hungry when we arrived and it had not opened yet so we ate a hamburger at their snack bar at noon before they opened. It was very good. But next time we will eat...More

33  Thank scorchestra
Reviewed 5 February 2006

My husband and I went to the PCC on Feb. 2 and had the Ambassador package. Our guide was a very sweet girl from Outer Mangolia. Her accent was a little hard to understand at times, and she seemed to have trouble explaining activities. If...More

14  Thank KayinCal
Reviewed 5 February 2006

I visited the polynesian cultural center in 2002 and loved it! We had our 5 year old son with and he has never stopped talking about it. I loved all the culture and the people were so friendly. We are returning this year (2006) and...More

9  Thank GoPlaces9824
Reviewed 30 January 2006

We bought ambassador luau tickets in advance. Starting at noon, you will have a tour guide that gets you to the best attractions at the right times - highly recommended. This was very enlightening and entertaining in an interactive setting. Dinner was massive buffet, a...More

14  Thank fincoop
Reviewed 29 January 2006

I visited the PCC in August of 2005. We got there right as it opened, which was a good idea since the tour buses showed up shortly thereafter. It was not crowded at first, so we took in the Samoa (most popular and for good...More

15  Thank Menmyshadow
Reviewed 28 January 2006

This is the place to drop your dough to see authentic polynesian dancing/culture/lifestyle! The tour guides are so friendly and accommodating -- make sure you catch the show in the evening!

7  Thank Companion13564
Reviewed 7 January 2006

My wife and I were somewhat hesitant about going to PCC based on the mixed reviews we saw on Trip Advisor and the cost of admission. We had three days on Oahu and this trip eats up one day minimum. However, after we went we...More

31  Thank buckeyetravel
Reviewed 5 December 2005

We had an enjoyable time at the PCC, but it was certainly less than memorable. We were basically left to wander the park, visiting different villages of Polynesia. Each village performed a themed show, and offered specific arts or crafts. The grounds were quite awesome!...More

18  Thank Makanofuji
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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.