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Polynesian Cultural Center

Closed Now: 11:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Open today: 11:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
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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Hours Today: 11:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
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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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Reviewed today

The main show and the luau show were excellent. The island exhibits were interesting, historically accurate and well done. There some shows for those too. The signage of where you are and how to find things needs to be upgraded. I encountered several employees who...More

Thank BonV20152015
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We casually drove by and had heard about the Polynesian Culture Center bit did not know what to expect. We stopped in the market, checked the place it and decided to come back the next day. At first we were hesitant to upgrade to the...More

Thank Eburgk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of my favorite things I did on Oahu. My friend warned me that it was an all day place. I didn't make it to all the island even getting there at noon when they opened. I wish I had understood how much...More

1  Thank rho_ro23
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely get there when it opens. It has tons to experience about native life in the islands. The shows and the villages were fun to explore. The Ha: Breath of Life show was incredible. Highly recommend this place and would definitely go again since it...More

Thank ShannonRose623
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you travel to Hawai'i and want to do something worth the while...plan to visit this Polynesian Cultural Centre. Taking full advantage of this place means spending a full day trip given the travel time to and from Honolulu. Make certain you are wearing your...More

1  Thank Ronald J
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is fun to do once and experience, but it is a very long day. Also, because it is sponsored by BYU be aware that there is no alcohol. The luau toward the end of the day is somewhat fun and entertaining, and the food...More

Thank Shannan22
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took our 2nd trip to PCC. Our first was 25 years ago! This trip-wow! So much has changed. Our day was with a guide (thank you KT from New Zealand!) and she took us through all the different villages to get a glimpse of...More

1  Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a full day activity. Enjoy the park but ABSOLUTELY AVOID THE SHUTTLE SERVICE. 4/5 for the performance 😍 - I had enjoyed myself there about 20 years ago, hence decided that it must be on the itinerary this time. It has changed a...More

Thank Sjh_7781
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have never been exposed to Polynesian culture then this is a must. Would recommend planning s full day at least in the Centre and another half day perusing the marketplace. The students working in the Centre pay their way through their studies so...More

Thank MrsVAuckland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place! This is the second time I’ve gone to the Polynesian Centre and it was just as great as the first time! There were 21 of us in our group, we bought the Ali’luau package with no tour guide. I had a...More

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September 5, 2018|
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Response from bandms | Reviewed this property |
I did see people in wheelchairs however I don’t know if they were their own or provided by the center. I did not see any trams throughout the center. To fully see the entire cultural center a lot of walking is required. It... More
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Lars O | Reviewed this property |
We did not purchase the luau package as we were going to a different luau
July 16, 2018|
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Response from mlbbau23 | Reviewed this property |
Gluten free and vegetarian are both available. Thank you.