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Royal Kona Resort Luau

75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 866-482-9775
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75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 866-482-9775
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The check-in line was annoyingly long and slowly processed but the experience and show were worth the wait. When you hear the drums they are getting ready to unearth the pig so head to the Imu for a front and centre view.

Thank R F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the reviews, I decided to book a Luau here even though I thought the food would be mediocre given some posters had mentioned the food was only "okay." Boy, were they wrong! The show was good (my ten month old LOVED it) and...More

1  Thank Melia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here with our family. We had a good time. They had a few activities for the kids while we were waiting, poi balls and lei making. The show was good. We really enjoyed it. The food was a little bland and there went...More

1  Thank beentie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never been to a luau so cannot compare it to others however enjoyed myself at the Royal Kona Luau. Although the ticket says 5-8pm, the actual show only goes for an hour or so. Due to the large amounts of people it takes...More

1  Thank Livelife88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great evening for all. The show and dancing was excellent. We sat up front which was a little more $ per ticket. At the price paid we expected flower leis but got shell leis instead. It was worth the extra $ to sit up...More

Thank borodi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this luau .... I’m no expert because it’s my first time but everything was beautiful!!! The dance , the story telling , the FOOD!!!! The fire dance was phenomenal! 100% recommend this one! You will NOT be disappointed!!!! If you are , then...More

1  Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tickets were included with our resort but this is ABSOLUTELY worth the money. The food was amazing, and the show was incredible. I had the honor of joining them on stage to learn hula which was super exciting. The show was definitely kid friendly,...More

Thank Maggie J
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Have been to several luaus now and this one was by far the best!! The food is ok. About the same at each one I have been. They do include all the drinks which is great if you want to get sloshed. Other places only...More

1  Thank marcus k
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The food was okay, mai tais were like drinking cool aid. Show was okay, if you have never been to a luau then you might like this one but I have attended better ones on the other islands. The wood carver couldn’t take a credit...More

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived 30 minutes before the show started and couldn't find a place for the 5 of us to sit together. Had to tell multiple people, who tried their best to be helpful, and eventually had a table set up for us. The food was...More

Thank Nancy F
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5 December 2017|
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Response from DRosmaier | Reviewed this property |
It's on a first come first serve basis. We got there about 45 minutes before check-in started and were close to the front of the line. If you want to pay the extra for preferred seating you pay at the time they check you in.
chester c
9 September 2017|
Response from BFF1 | Reviewed this property |
Around $80 if booking on line. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday. Not on Thursday. Not on weekends
chester c
9 September 2017|
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Response from richar1aucklandnz | Reviewed this property |
Hi US$75 each. Lovely hotel and you can swim with the turtles from the lagoon we saw turtles every time we went out .