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Luau Kalamaku and Buffet Dinner

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    What to Expect
    Luau Kalamaku has been voted ‘Best Luau Show’ on Kauai by Lonely Planet. To begin your entertaining evening, make your way to the historic Kilohana Plantation, or choose an option that includes hotel pickup. Upgrade to take a ride around the 104-acre (42-hectare) estate on the Kauai Plantation Railway before dinner. Enjoy the lush tropical gardens as you observe traditional Hawaiian crafts and try your hand at some fun island games.

    If a dinner option is selected, the feast begins with torch lighting and a Hawaiian imu ceremony, in which a whole roast pig is removed from an underground oven. Dig into a bountiful buffet of island favorites, including mahi mahi, teriyaki chicken, lomi lomi salmon and a variety of local vegetables, fresh fruit and side dishes. Mingle with other guests as you dine, and complete your meal with a delicious tropical drink from the bar (own expense). 

    With your appetite satisfied, head inside the Luau Pavilion for an unforgettable show that tells the story of the first Tahitian explorers to land on Hawaiian shores. Watch the mesmerizing tricks of flame twirlers, plus the graceful choreography of Polynesian dancers wearing traditional costumes. Live music accompanies the show, including powerful drumming on instruments handmade by the musicians. 

    After the show, you’ll have a chance to meet the performers and take photos before heading back out into the warm Hawaiian night.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, HI 96766, USA
    Departure Time
    5:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Luau Show
    • Transportation (if option selected)
    • Dinner (if option selected)
    • Entry/Admission - Kilohana Plantation Estate
    • Entry/Admission - Luau Kalamaku
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • If hotel pickup is selected, please provide hotel information in Special Requirements box at checkout
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 800 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Very excited to attend as our research indicated this would be our best choice for a luau. The performance was really terrific, particularly the female lead and the fire dancers. Lots of drinks are provided, but tended to be on the sweet side..... Food is...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank tracyg262
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Luau Kalamaku is simply an enthralling show with delicious food and open bar. What better way to spend an evening in Kauai? To be honest, if we had time, I'd do it again. Highly recommend!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Kim L
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    A lot of excellent dancing, food was good, we had open bar, great grounds, which we walked around them before the roasted pig was taken off the ground!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank marthatudisco
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    My wife, daughter and myself had a great time at the luau. It definitely wasn't a intimate beach luau you see on TV but we still enjoyed. The food was good, drinks strong, and the show/story was top notched. When in Hawaii a luau is...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank me5483
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Fun story telling show with all the classic Island foods. Open Hawaiian cocktail bar. Many local booths and wares to be sold before the show.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Raerik
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    September 16, 2019|
    Response from 694kenw | Reviewed this property |
    They will most likely have a shuttle to service a large ship. Otherwise taxi or Uber type transportation.
    August 25, 2019|
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    Response from Janice C | Reviewed this property |
    I'd contact the venue to talk about options.
    May 28, 2019|
    Response from Rachel D |
    Probably. Keep in mind the fire dancers are at the very end around 8:15 and you really don’t want to miss out those, so leaving a few minutes early isn’t really an option. It’s only about 15 minutes from the airport and... More
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