Paradise Cove Luau

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Paradise Cove Luau
from USD $112.20
Don't miss a sunset luau at Paradise Cove Luau - it's one of the largest and most respected luau shows in Hawaii. If there is one experience you must have during your visit to Oahu, it is a night of Hawaiian culture and hospitality at a traditional Honolulu luau!
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In Brief

Kapolei, United States
United States
5 hours 30 minutes
Buffet dinner included
Free drinks included
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Important InfoInfo
This tour is likely to Sell-out! Paradise Cove Luau regularly sells out weeks in advance, so book ahead to avoid disappointment!

The Waikiki luau at Paradise Cove Luau begins with a tropical Mai Tai greeting, while live Hawaiian music sets the festive mood of the evening. Take a stroll through the Hawaiian Village to learn the arts and crafts of the islands, or test your skills at the Hawaiian Games.

After the delightful Shower of Flowers, participate in the Hukilau on the beach and learn the net fishing techniques of old Hawaii. Following the pageantry of the Royal Court Procession and imu (earth oven) ceremony, your evening continues with a sumptuous feast.

Make sure you bring along your appetite to fully enjoy Paradise Cove's extensive menu, blending the best traditional Hawaiian dishes, local favorites and continental cuisine.

Then, after dinner, with a spectacular Hawaiian sunset as a backdrop, award-winning performers will entertain and amaze with an unforgettable display of songs and dances from across Polynesia at the Paradise Cove Extravaganza.

Paradise Cove boasts brilliant sunset views from its oceanfront setting and offers three dining packages, perfect for all tastes and budgets. If you are staying in Waikiki, you have the option to include hotel pickup and drop off to ensure a hassle free night of Hawaiian fun. See tour and pricing options below for full details.


  • Shell Lei and arrival Mai Tai
  • Luau buffet dinner
  • Wing Seating
  • Cove Card ($12 Adult / $8 Youth & Child)
  • Hotel drop-off (if option is selected at time of checkout)
  • Fresh Flower and arrival Mai Tai
  • Orchid Luau Seating
  • Cove Card ($16 Adult / $12 Youth & Child)
  • Fresh Flower or Kukui Nut Lei and Mai Tai Greeting
  • Front of stage or Royal Box seating
  • Hawaiian Luau Meal with Table Service
  • Souvenir Arrival Photograph (one per person)
  • Souvenir Gift from Paradise Cove
  • Cove Card ($24 Adult / $18 Youth & Child)
  • Entry/Admission - Paradise Cove Luau


  • Gratuities


Activities at Paradise Cove include:

Arts and Crafts:

The arts and crafts of old Hawaii are as beautiful as they are intricate and complex. During your visit to Paradise Cove, be sure to visit the Hawaiian Village and take part in arts and crafts demonstrations. Learn how to make a traditional Hawaiian lei or leave with a slightly more permanent memory, temporary Polynesian tattoos.

Hawaiian Games:

In ancient Hawaii, games were created as a form of entertainment, but also to develop the skills of the warriors. At Paradise Cove you can take part in some of the more popular traditional Hawaiian games. To test your skills try 'O'o ihe (Spear throwing), 'Ulu maika (Rolling stone disks) and Moa pahe'e (Dart sliding).

Shower of Flowers:

Imagine standing on a beautiful white sand beach gently showered by fragrant island flowers. Witness skilled tree-climbers ascend the highest of palm trees and spread the aloha of the islands with a floral cascade, making this dream-like scene into an experience you will remember forever.

Hukilau on the Beach:

Paradise Cove keeps the traditions of old Hawaii alive with a nightly Hukilau on the beach. You are invited to participate in the ceremonial pulling of the fish nets to the rhythms of the conch shell and Hawaiian chant

Imu Ceremony:

At Hawaii's only Imu Amphitheater, take a seat to view the elaborate process of traditional cooking in the Hawaiian underground oven. In a ceremony following the practices and rituals of ancient times, you will see exactly how your delicious Hawaiian meal is prepared.

Paradise Cove Extravaganza:

With the most spectacular Hawaiian sunset as a backdrop, the Paradise Cove Main Stage explodes with the beauty and excitement of the traditional songs and dances of Hawaii and Polynesia. Award-winning dancers will entertain and amaze you with a performance that is as unforgettable as the perfect setting of Paradise Cove itself.

Departure Time

Gates open at 5pm

Pickup Times
**Please be at all pickup locations TEN minutes prior to pick up time


Hale Koa Only for guests of the Hale Koa* In the front lobby by the bell desk ten minutes prior


Kahala Hotel Only for guests of the Kahala* Be out front by the valet ten minutes Ilikai Hotel Be on Ala Moana Blvd by the three flag poles Hyatt Regency Hotel On Koa Avenue near the green awning. Sheraton Waikiki Aloha Landing Bus Depot.


Seaside Avenue In front of Ross Dress for Less. Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel On Paoakalani Avenue by the trolley stop


Ala Moana Hotel Front lobby of the hotel next to the Starbucks Waikiki Gateway Hotel Olohana Street

Departure Point

Hotel pick-up is available from select Waikiki hotels (if option selected):
• Ilikai Hotel
• Sheraton Waikiki
• Hyatt Regency
• Kahala Hotel
• Seaside Avenue
• Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel
• Ala Moana Hotel
• Waikiki Gateway

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infant meals not included
  • Vegetarian option is only available for the Deluxe Package
  • Hotel transfers are only available if the option is selected and paid for at the time of check-out. If hotel option is selected, please note our hotel information in the 'Special Requirements' field at checkout.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Had great time at the luna ,food fantastic,entertainment amazing.would recommend this evening to everyone
• Submitted 02 Dec 2019
We were picked up at our hotel on time around 3:30 and arrived at the Luau site 1 1/2 hrs later. The traffic was bad but when we arrived that was soon forgotten. There were all kinds of activities such as spear throwing, war canoes and other stuff to do. The luau food was good and the show was excellent. I would highly recommend this company. We arrived home in about 40 minutes due to better evening traffic.
• Submitted 14 Nov 2019
Excellent service, atmosphere, and luau!! All staff is extremely friendly. Cousin T was so very sweet and friendly!!! HIGHLY recommend
• Submitted 11 Nov 2019
Delicious food! Amazing performance and our request was well said and granted! The pre performance was great as well! The drinks were fabulous! Thanks for the hospitality!
• Submitted 07 Nov 2019
We had the best night, great entertainment for the hole family. A must to do when in Hawaii. From the bus trip to the tour, the tour and then the bus trip home we did nothing but laugh and be entertained by our tour guide Cousin Moe.
• Submitted 17 Oct 2019
My husband and I had a wonderful experience at Paradise Cove Luau! It was a fun filled evening that we will never forget. Will recommend to others!
• Submitted 16 Oct 2019
We had a wonder time. Enjoyed every minute since we were picked up until we were dropped off. Cuddo’s to all the staff; everyone worked hard, activities were fun, delicious food and excellent entertainment. Thank you
• Submitted 15 Oct 2019
My husband and I loved this luau. It was the first time either of us have been to one and the entertainment and food were great.
• Submitted 11 Oct 2019
This luau was perfect in every way. From the pickup, cousin Emma remembered our names and checked in with us throughout the event. It was perfectly timed so you were never idol, many activities and the food was so good. Lastly, the performances made me want to be Hawaiian, haha. We really enjoyed ourselves.
• Submitted 30 Sep 2019
We upgraded to the Deluxe package and thought it was totally worth it. The bus ride from Honolulu to the venue was fun, activities and drinks were great, food was plentiful and delicious. The show was fantastic.
• Submitted 30 Sep 2019
This was a wonderful, well organized and beautifully hosted event. How this organization can host 500 people and have each person feel special is amazing!!! I was so happy because this was my husband's first Luau in Hawaii and he enjoyed it immensely. Aloha to you all!
• Submitted 24 Sep 2019
Having read many reviews not sure what to expect. We enjoyed the experience, great position with lovely views, friendly staff good variety of things to do prior to entertainment, food plentiful
• Submitted 27 Aug 2019
The Luau was AWESOME!! We celebrated our 40th anniversary at the Luau. The service was fantastic from the pick up until the end of the night.
• Submitted 22 Aug 2019
You only realise how far these events are from Waikiki when you miss the bus provided and have to Uber. The food was good, the dancing good, though neither quite authentic but who cares - they know how to entertain. The complimentary cocktail was worth missing, but the purchased ones were reasonably priced and worth several repeats. An enjoyable evening.
• Submitted 30 Jul 2019
this was a great luau staff was great from the bus ride to all the staff at the luau great food lot of things to do with the kids etc would recommend , and would do it again
• Submitted 29 Jul 2019
This was a fantastic and cousin EMMA was amazing, she made my visit a truly memorable one from the start. Thanks Cousin Emma and Paradise Cove oh and the pig was amazinggggggggggg
• Submitted 24 Jul 2019
Everything about this Luau was amazing. The tour guide was so funny and made u feel like family. The guys were very handsome. Ladies were beautiful. The food...absolutely delicious!
• Submitted 11 Jul 2019
We went to the Paradise Cove Luau last week (5/14/19) and we (mom, dad and self, all adults) had a great time. We actually purchased the luau late on Sunday and by the time we arrived in Hawaii on Monday, we had a call to confirm pick-up location and time, we stayed at the Holiday Inn Express on Kuhio and the pickup was at Hotel La Croix, across the street...couldn't be any easier. We were taken care of from the time we got there to the time we left. Overall, we had a great time, food was good, Kalua pork was tasty. We decided not to pay for the special seating, but I would recommend to upgrade, if you can afford it.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Absolutely a must!! It was everything and more! Show was amazing had fun activities the view was unbelievable
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Friendly cast of Paradise Cove picked us up at our resort and took us to the luau. Events to keep you entertained while waiting for the luau to start. Great show, wonderful all you care to eat and staff was excellent! Our guide while we drove to and from the luau was the BEST! Knows the history of the island, the history of Paradise Cover and had the best jokes :)
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
This was fantastic loved it .the food was great and the entertainment was fantastic. Would recommend this luau instead of any other.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
The Paradise Cove Luau is a must go to Event when in Hawaii (Oahu), The Entertainment was Top Notch, The food was Excellent, The Atmosphere was like a Big Picnic with all of your Hawaiian "Cousins" right on the ocean, Great Night !!!!!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Amazing family friendly outing. We chose the deluxe package, were served at our table and had front row seats for the show, our waiters were friendly and amazing. Pre dinner activities were fun for all ages. Wear thongs as there is a lot of sand.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Spectacular! Great entertainment, great food! Beautiful setting on the beach and fabulous sunset! Loved it!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019

In Brief

Kapolei, United States
United States
5 hours 30 minutes
Buffet dinner included
Free drinks included
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included