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Smith's Tropical Paradise

$$ - $$$, Hawaiian
174 Wailua Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1455
+1 808-821-6876
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  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Polynesian, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
174 Wailua Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1455
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is where you start when going to the Smith Family Luau. Well kept and beautiful grounds. Highly recommended.

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We went to the Luau on Wednesday, May 23. The last time I was there in 1989 my husband and I had just done a renewal of wedding vows in Hawaiian and English in the Dry Caves. We treated the preacher to dinner. It was...More

Thank georgia92845
Reviewed 15 May 2018

The gardens are absolutely beautiful and it was nice taken a short tram ride around the gardens to get the lay out along with information on what kind of trees grown on the property. The food was very tasty with lots of options. The show...More

Thank Deb8365
Reviewed 9 May 2018

You will probably want to spend a couple of hours here just meandering about the Beautiful Garden. Great Place For Pictures!

Thank RodNLebanon_Oregon
Reviewed 19 April 2018

The Smith family does a nice job of moving a crowd thru an imu ceremony, buffet lines and watching non-stop entertainment. After a brief tram ride, one can easily walk thru the gardens or relax in the shade until the imu ceremony which opens the...More

Thank Bertalou49
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Although I did not attend the nightly luau, it looks like a great venue. I did walk the garden area ($6 entrance fee) and the grounds are beautiful. Worth an hour or two to enjoy the gardens, peacocks, goats and beautiful natural surroundings. Free and...More

Thank SolarT
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Visited and found easily behind where the boat dock was. Admission is only $6. We walked instead of taking the tram. Nice place to enjoy the weather & sun. Fed the birds including peacocks with bird feed. If you don't like birds, don't feed them...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 2 December 2017

A little more pricey that other luaus but the best we have experienced! They pick you up at the door and drop you off. Unlimited food and drinks, service fabulous and the food is fantastic. The grounds are beautiful and it is must to return...More

Thank _rev_wwm
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Great dinner and great show. The Smith family puts on a super professional and great luau. The show is about the different cultures that make up the Hawaiian Islands.

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Nice walk through a very quiet setting but $6.00 is way too much. Should be free. You can walk around a big circular path. There are places to sit and read a book if you are trying to just relax in a nice location.

Thank 408Steve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Polynesian, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 Wailua Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1455
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-821-6876
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