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Disney's Spirit of Aloha Show

Disney's Polynesian Resort, Orlando, FL
+1 407-939-3463
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A relaxing evening

We hadn't been to the Spirit of Aloha Show in 15 years, so we decided to go back again because we... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ocala, Florida

Our family, wife, son, daughter, motherinlaw, and I enjoyed a table closest to stage for the luau... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric S
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Disney's Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show is an all-you-care-to-eat, family-style luau featuring hula dancing and a fire-knife performer at Disney's Polynesian Resort.Situated on the Seven Seas Lagoon, the open-air covered dining theater provides a comfortable setting for authentic music and dances, with beautiful costumes, irresistable rhythms and the show-stopping fire-knife dance! The many nations of the South Pacific unite in an evening of spellbinding magic that tells the tale of a native girl returning to her people and her traditions.You'll almost believe you've been transplanted to the tropics as you and your loved ones share platters of authentic foods such as barbequed pork ribs, roast chicken, fresh pineapple, salad with mango poppy seed dressing garnished with Mandarin oranges, Polynesian-style rice and seasonal vegetables. Save room for the chocolate ""mouse"" volcano! (Parents of finicky little ones, fear not: There's a limited children's menu). Beer, wine and soft drinks are included for Guests 21 years of age or older (picture ID required). Celebrations are acknowledged in the show.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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Disney's Polynesian Resort, Orlando, FL
This attraction is at Walt Disney World
+1 407-939-3463
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We hadn't been to the Spirit of Aloha Show in 15 years, so we decided to go back again because we enjoyed it a lot the first time. We were not disappointed with our experience, but the food has changed in that time. As it...More

Thank PAboyinFL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family, wife, son, daughter, motherinlaw, and I enjoyed a table closest to stage for the luau. The show was entertaining and decently paced after an awkward start when we were just given salad and appetizers and the introduction to the band and main characters...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a lot of negative reviews of this show and compelled me to write a positive review due our good experience here. After thunder and lightning delayed the start of the show by about a half hour, during which we were given free ponchos...More

Thank Shaunand M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Disney never really disappoints...The Spirit of Aloha is not a traditional luau, but is more of a theme park dinner theater show. We had 14 people in our group and really enjoyed the show and food. The service was very attentive, even to children's needs...More

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 5 year old son is in love with Lilo & Stitch and obsessed with all things Hawaiian. As part of our Disney Polynesian Hotel vacation, we surprised him with the Spirit of Aloha show. It was wonderful! Seeing it through the eyes of our...More

1  Thank Michele M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is awful, the service is rushed and not very Disney-like in the accommodation area. The show is so outdated and hokey. The seating makes it difficult to see the show-lots of big poles in the way. Even with our Tables In Wonderland discount,...More

2  Thank CBomb3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends told us we had to try the Disney Luau at the Polynesian. We just disowned them! You check in at the hotel and then they herd you toward the Polynesian village where the Luau is held. You are seated in a massive structure...More

Thank gourmand47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were really looking forward to the luau since we were staying at the Polynesian and figured it would add to our experience. This ended up being the worst experience this whole week. The show is so long and boring we left...More

1  Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The show is one of two halves: a "high school musical" show and then a showcase of some traditional dances. The traditional dancing is incredible. The food provided was pretty good (and in good quantity). Whilst the show I attended was an 8.15pm start we...More

Thank bachanelli
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this show about 13 years ago or more. We loved it and the family that went with us loved it. This time we were so excited to go we read reviews on trip advisor to build up our excitement but my husband...More

3  Thank Rebecca O
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23 June 2017|
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Response from rjbalka | Reviewed this property |
We tried to do that when we were there a few weeks ago and we were only able to reserve cat 3. It's my understanding that with the dining plan you can only get seating in cat 2 or 3. It was a full house the night we went so... More
Jennifer M
23 May 2017|
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Response from jjsdms | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to stay at a Disney property or have tickets to Disney World, but you do have to make reservations in advance, weeks ahead. It's very popular.
5 May 2017|
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Response from Eileen P | Reviewed this property |
The parking is at the Polynesian Hotel- plenty of spaces and not that far of a walk from the parking lot to the lobby and then out the back of the hotel to the show.