Oahu Luau Comparison

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Discover Your Perfect Luau Match Based on Your Priorities!

Around Oahu there are lots of good luau options. How to choose the best one for you? Leave it to us! Most reviewers only go to one luau, so they don’t have a basis for comparison. We’ve been to them all, and rate each one on different aspects of the experience so you can choose based on what’s most important to you. Are you all about the entertainment? The food? Check out our comprehensive comparison chart and you’ll be dancing a hula under starry skies before you know it!

Nutridge Luau Ka Moana Luau Aloha Kai Luau Mauaka Warriors Luau Chief's Luau Toa Luau
Venue Tantalus Mountains Aloha Tower Sea Life Park Hawaii Country Club Wet N Wild Waterpark Waimea Valley
City/Area Honolulu Downtown Honolulu Waimanalo (East Oahu) Waipahu (Central Oahu) Kapolei (West Oahu) Laie (Northshore)
Distance from Waikiki 20-30 minutes 20-30 minutes 45-55 minutes 40-50 minutes 45-60 minutes Approx. 1.5 hrs
Transporation Available?
Setting & View Private wooded estate in the Tantalus Mountains. Incredible view of Honolulu and the ocean. Oceanfront plaza beneath the historic Aloha Tower. Great view of the harbor & sunset. Oceanfront lawn at Sea Life Park (closed during luau). Views of Rabbit Island, lighthouse, & Waimanalo Beach Mountain top setting that was the site of ancient historic battles. Panoramic views of the surrounding valleys & the sunset. Private area within the waterpark (closed during the luau). Features an elaborate stage, manmade waterfalls, & tropical plants. Open-air pavillion inside Waimea Valley's botanical garden (closed during evening luau). Quiet, secluded and surrounded by nature.
Cultural Activites
Imu Ceremony
Live Music Percussion only
Luau Show
Fire-knife Performance
Special Perks
  • Table service available for some seating packages
  • Free admission to SeaLifePark with Silver & Gold Packages
  • Free admission to Waimea Valley & waterfall.
What makes this Luau Special?
  • Private estate
  • Amazing view
  • Small, intimate
  • Very educational
  • Great Location for Cruise ship passengers
  • Great food
  • Best Budget Option
  • Amazing View
  • Scenic drive to the venue
  • The only east side luau
  • Learn about Hawaiian Warrior Cuture
  • Very Educational
  • Amazing Fire-knife show
  • Local celebrity, Chief Sielu
  • Elaborate fire-knife display
  • Close to Ko Olina resorts
  • Access to gardens and waterfall swim before the luau.
  • Kava Cermony
  • Very Educational
  • Outstanding Fire-knife dance
Starting Adult Price* $180 $129 $135 $139 $177 $135

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