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Polynesian Cultural Center

Open 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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55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2113
+1 800-367-7060
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Reviewed December 18, 2016

I have to say that this visit vastly expanded my understanding of Polynesia. A very good visit for me. Took the canoe ride which was relaxing and enjoyable. Got some good pictures. Ate at Pounders restaurant which was very enjoyable. I don't know the costs...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Robbieguy
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the gluten and dairy free options. We booked the prime rib dinner assuming it would be GF. And it was. There was also GF pork and crab legs, a good salad bar and rice and mashed potatoes. I'm also allergic...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Janet S
Reviewed December 16, 2016

Attended the PCC to experience Polynesian village. I purchased the combined circle island tour and ambassador package plus dinner plus Ha breath of life show. The centre is beautiful but there is no way to see it all in one day. The food was good...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank M H
Reviewed December 16, 2016

Plenty for everyone to enjoy. This experience is one you do not want to miss. The Polynesian Cultural Center offers several packages ranging from basic general admission to visit six island villages on the 42 acre facility, to a premium package with numerous amenities, including...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jameslhertfordnc
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been to Hawaii before and wanted a cultural experience. We went for dinner and the Breath of Life show. Dinner was quite good, nothing spectacular, but considering how many people were eating it was not too bad at all. The juice was absolutely...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

I had gone here with my honor and and honor choir. It was sooo worth it to come here. There's plenty of hands on activities like Javelin, stick twirling, hula classes, weaving, and much more. Around 2 pm they do a Hawaiian island pageant in...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Amary G
Reviewed December 15, 2016

I went w my family (husband and 10 year old son), thinking "this will be yet another cultural centre". WRONG!!! Apart from the very good shows presented by the 6 countries, there are WONDERFUL hands-on activities such as pole fishing (you are very likely to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Bronwyn G
Reviewed December 14, 2016

We had signed up for an ambassador and the prime rib dinner. Our Ambassador was really nice and made it an informative and fun experience. Rain dampened our visit so it was annoying at times to wear ponchos to view things. There was a lot...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Gerrie714
Reviewed December 14, 2016

This is something great for the whole family. I had a wonderful time. I learned a lot about there way of life and history. The food was great.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Michael C
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Bought expensive tickets. What a waste. Was passed off four times and ended up with a BYU college student. That's right, this is run by the Mormons! Don't waste your time or money. A total disappointment.

Date of experience: December 2016
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December 27, 2018|
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Response from Edazzo | Reviewed this property |
No Problem you will be fine and not miss anything all seating is really good. We were 3 rows from front row middle, loved it !
December 16, 2018|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
FYI-if you purchase the Twilight tour, they do not honor the tour as advertised. We arrived early afternoon for the tour and was told we were on our own until the luau even though our package included a private tour... More
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Response from raquelrT9695PB | Reviewed this property |
No, It is managed by the Mormon Church so NO Alcohol. Raquel