How to Take In Hawaiian Culture on Your Next Trip

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If you’re going to Hawaii, likely you were drawn there by beaches, volcanoes and possibly the surfing. But there is so much more to this island than just the resort life. Hawaii is part of the rich culture of Polynesia. You can take Polynesian tours that will introduce you to this culture and let you soak it in as you would the warm sun. Discover Hawaii Tours can provide a great deal of information on booking your own Polynesian adventure. Here’s what you can expect:

You’ll be picked up from your Waikiki hotel in a coach bus with a vibrant tour guide. You’ll see some sights around the island like the La’ie Point scenic lookout. This area has some of Oahu’s most spectacular views and it’s located right near the Polynesian Cultural Center. Here you’ll explore the 7 island villages that make up ancient Polynesia. Learn about Figi, Tahiti, Samoa and more. Each village has natives demonstrating their arts. You’ll be lured in by the Polynesian activities and games that test skill and courage.

Next you’ll be treated to a BBQ lunch buffet (Hawaiian style, of course). And then you can sit back and relax while watching the canoe parade and authentic luau. No one does a luau better than the Polynesian Cultural Center. You’ll be amazed by the performers and how they incorporate dance with ritual and with athleticism. There is fire-knife dancing, hula and storytelling to be enjoyed.

Book your Polynesian Cultural Center tour today. Whether you’re traveling with your family and want your kids to understand how Hawaii is different from the rest of the United States. If you’re on your honeymoon and want some extra educational value to your trip, you won’t regret this tour. Some tours also stop at the Dole Pineapple Pavilion and most include flower lei greetings. The Hawaiian people are so welcoming, that you’ll feel Hawaiian by the time the tour is over! Also, learning a bit more about the islands will keep you coming back for year or make you eager to explore other Polynesian islands (Fiji anyone?).

This is the best way to soak in Hawaiian culture and learn about the diverse people of this island. The tour is jam packed with sightseeing and cultural events, but a good portion lets you explore the center on your own. It’s truly the best of both worlds. Enjoy your trip and be sure to book your tour early!

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