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Smith's Tropical Paradise Luau

Closes in 30 min: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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For a commercial experience it is nice

Always best if you can find a local family through the church but for a quick fun tourist... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anchorage, Alaska
Best luau around!

We went to the Smiths luau on Monday and it was fabulous! The grounds are beautiful and we loved... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
Alberta, Canada
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Our family of 7 adults thoroughly enjoyed the evening luau. The setting was beautiful (despite some rain); the food was varied, plentiful, and very good; the drinks were included and kept flowing; the entertainment was enjoyable and well-performed; the staff were friendly, welcoming, and helpful....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our first luau and we're glad we picked Smith's as our destination. The grounds are extraordinary, the food was delicious and the show was top notch. We wouldn't have changed a thing!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Returned to Smith’s after 10 years as one of our party had never been to a luau. They did not disappoint. They have this process down to a science. And not a minute is wasted. The food was great for a buffet type meal the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always best if you can find a local family through the church but for a quick fun tourist attraction, it is Kool.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Alaskatreehouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely experience. Staff excellent with a the food better than I expected. Meet one guest who bragged about drinking 8 mai tai so I’m Impressived no drink limit. The grounds were in excellent shape and the show was suburb! Mahalo. Better than most luaus

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 318kellyk
Reviewed 13 December 2018

From the moment you arrived, the extended family greeted you. They also gave us a shell lei. A Tram is available for a quick tour around the gardens (30 acres to explore) - best to go on this as the driver is full of helpful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Chris-YVR
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We went to the Smiths luau on Monday and it was fabulous! The grounds are beautiful and we loved feeding all the birds/ ducks/ petting the goats Ect.. The food was really tasty for buffet food - best buffet food I’ve probaly had. They had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ormsongirl
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our anniversary at this Luau. Although there are a lot of people there, they make you feel like family. All you can eat and drink. The show offers dances from several ancestors,

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Becky B
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Aloha! We wanted to do a "touristy" thing while on Kauai, this fit the bill. We are a couple in our 50's, like to do our own thing generally. We actually went to the property to look around a bit on a Sunday to sign...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank jaguaris59
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The whole staff made it an awesome experience. They know how to put on a show and please a crowd. Food was awesome too. Look forward to coming again.

Date of experience: October 2018
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16 November 2018|
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Response from jaguaris59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, We both got a couple of bug bites, before the dinner when we were walking the grounds and then waiting for the pig to be raised from the ground pit. Enjoy the evening!
18 March 2015|
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Response from msddparker | Reviewed this property |
It is a special discounted rate for Hawaiian locals. I've checked the Smith's website and it doesn't look like they offer any discounts. The only discount is to order online. I believe you save $10 by doing this... More