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Royal Kona Resort Luau

75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
866-482-9775
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Bakersfield
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

From the moment we arrived we felt welcomed. We were greeted with shell leis; offered free maitai's or beverage of choice, and watched as the pig was removed from the "deep pit". The food was great. Everyone has to try the poi ( although it tastes like wall paper paste). The entertainment was wonderful from the hulas to the fire... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We usually add a Luau to our trip every other time when we visited the islands in Hawaii. Often, the performance weren't that great or attractive. This Luau however has a great entertaining team and the MC was one of the best. The Mai Tai tasted good but the food... I wouldn't have missed it. I actually thought I had... More

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

While on vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii we decided to attend a Luau and after considering several that were offered on the island decided on the Luau at Royal Kona Resort. The price was right under $70 per person and preferred seating is available for another $5. Save your money on the seating as it is on a... More

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Manasquan. NJ
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24 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

You can't visit Hawaii without attending a luau, and the Royal Kona's is worth catching. The Oceanside setting provides spectacular sunsets and the show is terrific, especially the Fire Dancer. On the minus side, they pour no-name liquor, wine from boxes and college cafeteria food. Go for the show.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

First time to attend a luau. Enjoyed very much. Wonderful performances. Enjoyed learning more about Hawaiian culture and history. Highly recommend.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Positives + Good location + One excellent fire dancer + Good view from all seats + Good for older guests Negatives - Open Bar limited to Until 7 - Needlessly long daily line to get in

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

we had a wonderful time, unfortunately as dinner was finishing and the show was just starting we got rained out but were given vouchers for the following day to see the show. luckily we had time since it was a great show to see. food was quite good and there was plenty to eat. open bar until 7pm, mai tai... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This Lu'a is in a great location. All the staff gave 5 star treatment. When booking ask for V.I.P. ( you get a front table and eat first) The pictures you take here are of great quality. Enjoy this Lu'a!!!

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Los Angeles
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I booked through Hawaiian discount. I got a good deal. The luau was entertaining, my son loved the fire dance. The food was good, We had plenty to eat, all tasty. The mai tais had little alcohol, still good, I was with my children, did not want to be drunk anyway..LOL! The staff was were very welcoming and attended to... More

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Oviedo, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The night we went to the luau, it rained after we ate & before the show started good. The is no refund just a rain check-which we couldn't use as we had already booked other things to do & then were leaving.

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