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Luau Kalamaku with Plantation Owner's Dinner and Champagne Reception

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    What to Expect
    Treat yourself and your special someone to a memorable night of gourmet island cuisine and a luau extravaganza. Depending on the transport option selected, you’ll either be picked up at your hotel or make your own way to the historic Kilohana Plantation, where you’ll be greeted with a flower lei and glass of sparkling wine. Settle in among the elegant surroundings at Gaylord’s Restaurant and enjoy a four-course meal of fresh Hawaiian fare. (See Itinerary below for a sample menu.)

    After dinner, you’ll have time to wander the historic plantation home, which has been lovingly repurposed as a boutique shopping and dining destination. Browse unique galleries and shops, visit the Koloa Rum Company, or stop in at the atmospheric Mango Bar for a tropical cocktail if you like (own expense). 

    Follow torch-lit paths to the state-of-the-art Luau Pavilion and take your premier seat for some of the best views in the house. Sit back and relax as the talented performers of Luau Kalamaku interpret the history of the first Tahitian voyage to the Hawaiian Islands. Flame twirlers, knife dancers and traditional Polynesian hula dancers bring this epic tale to life with a mesmerizing production, accompanied by traditional drummers and other musicians.

    If you choose an option including round-trip transport, you’ll be delivered back to the door of your hotel at the end of the evening.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, HI 96766, USA
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Premium reserved luau seating
    • Champagne reception upon arrival
    • Lei greeting
    • 4-course dinner at Gaylord's Restaurant
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • If hotel pickup is selected, please provide the name of your hotel in the Special Requirements box at checkout
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had booked through the office then they realized that we were on the Pride of America so they cancelled and said we had to book through the ship per their agreement with NCL. Significantly higher charge and the dinner was predetermined instead of getting to order from the
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    The show was very good. The costumes, the dancers the story were good. I was very disappointed in the plantation owners dinner though. Gaylords was beautiful and the food was ok, not great, but our server Dava was awful. It was clear that she didnt want to waste time with us
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    Response from PolyAdTours, Manager at Luau Kalamaku with Plantation Owner's Dinner and Champagne Reception
    Responded 10 Nov 2019
    Aloha, Thank you for your detailed review. We apologize for the poor customer service and will forward your comments to Management for appropriate follow-up. Mahalo for your compliments on the Luau Kalamakū show and we hope you enjoyed your vacation on Kaua‘i.
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    We had the premier meal (as opposed to the buffet). The food was good, but not great. The fron row seating was worth the extra expense
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    If you have 8 yrs old children and enjoy tourist crap this is great. If you have been to the Maui Old Lahaina Luau or have any respect for Hawaiian luau, culture, or dance STAY AWAY. The Plantation dinner was meh and the luau so bad we left early. Think bad cruise ship or theme
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    Response from PolyAdTours, Manager at Luau Kalamaku with Plantation Owner's Dinner and Champagne Reception
    Responded 25 Aug 2019
    We are sorry to hear your expectations were not met. Mahalo for taking the time to write a review and we hope you enjoyed your vacation on Kauai.
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    Tasty meal at Gaylords made from plantation grown ingredients. Included champagne and Mai Tais. Very professional Hula show telling the story of the first migration from Tahiti to Kuaui.
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    About the operator
    By: Luau Kalamaku
    Melissa S
    Good entertainment! Not good food!
    You come to this Luau for the entertainment, not the food. The food was not good and got sick afterwards. But the
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    Bothell, Washington
    Overpopulated. Under fed. Under served.
    The beautiful staff (who ended up being part of the show) were very welcoming, but unfortunately from the second
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    LM C
    Tacoma, Washington
    Too bad it was inside
    Great show. I'll try something else next time. Free drinks were as flowing as you'd want. Not many vendors for
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    Interesting and exciting
    It was a variety of experiences all in one. Vendors of Kauai handiwork, beautiful lei and aloha, view of roasting
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    Mountain View, California
    Nice feast
    The show was awesome. The pig was fabulous. I the building it’s in is really cool, the is a tree that grows out
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    Sadly scammed
    Awesome show
    It was the children’s first luau and they loved it. It was very refreshing to see the female fire dancers. We all
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    Shelly M
    Franklin, Michigan
    Overpriced and lousy food
    Paid $145 for dinner and a show. Seats were good. The show was entertaining at best. Sound system was a bit
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    Allison B
    Sylvan Lake, Michigan
    Very expensive for the small buffet-I hope the show is good! The food was decent. Last year we had the opportunity
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    Rhiannon Rambles
    Entertaining and Delicious
    We took our in laws and 3 children to this and we all really enjoyed ourselves. The Buffett was delicious.
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    Warwick, Rhode Island
    Incredible Show Food Disappointing
    I gave the 4* for the show. The choices of food was very limited. Pork was very dry. I went to one in Maui that
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