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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork” (10 reviews)
“fern grotto” (18 reviews)
“smith family” (20 reviews)
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8:30 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Polynesian, Hawaiian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
174 Wailua Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1455
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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 20 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 20 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
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Although we've gone to Kauai many times, this was the first time we took the Fern Grotto. It's well done and very scenic - well worth the time and the reasonable cost. Nicely done, not too touristy.

Thank Happytraveler87
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The gardens were beautiful! The food & entertainment was great! Met new friends! Interesting flora & fauna. Liked the tour with tram. The entertainment during dinner was nice. Owners themselves involved. Felt like family with the warm reception.

Thank shiawase1003
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Smith's Tropical Paradise Luau begins with a moderated tour with a tram ride or walk through their beautiful gardens, the imu ceremony (underground oven), then food, music, and afterwards the show. All these get an Aplus from my party. The food (buffetstyle) was delicious, Kailua...More

Thank Icookjam2
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We had a wonderful evening with the Smith family! The hosts are amazing and wonderful! The grounds are so beautiful. The food was very plentiful and delicious! Then it was time for the show! Let me tell you--you won't be disappointed! It was fantastic! This...More

Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We loved our day spent with the Smith Family. Their grounds are beautiful. The meal was fantastic, and the show was impressive.

Thank Stacie E
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must. The food was fabulous and you will not leave hungry. The Smith family are wonderful host's. The show was amazing.

Thank Melissa O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40
Polynesian, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
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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