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Smiths Tropical Paradise

3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
+1 808-821-6895
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Luau

The tour around the garden was very fast on the tram. Once we got off the tram we walked around the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mistyschulz
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Woodburn, Oregon
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Beautiful Gardens/Great Food/Fun Show

We enjoy this experience so much, we have been back 3 times with different family members! The tram... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Travis D
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Louisburg, Kansas, United States
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
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3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
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"luau show"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tour around the garden was very fast on the tram. Once we got off the tram we walked around the garden to better see the plants. The unearthing of the pig was interesting. The entertainment was good while we ate. The food was delicious....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoy this experience so much, we have been back 3 times with different family members! The tram ride around the gardens is short, but informational. There is time to meander throughout the gardens while you wait for the pig unveiling. Then it's time to...More

Thank Travis D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had a great time wandering the gardens and feeding the birds. The peacocks were beautiful! My daughter enjoyed it so much that we came back again the next day. The vegetation is amazing and I was able to take some really...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided just pay to walk the garden, more at time to kill time. Looking back at it the experience was very peaceful. Basically we was in the garden by ourselves along with the other animals of course. We walk, laugh, sit and enjoyed nature....More

Thank James I
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens here were absolutely beautiful and it was really fun getting to learn facts about different plants and and the island from the plaques set up around the garden. The birds here are used to being fed, unlike other birds on the island, so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice show of the ancestors of the people here. Food is very good and the buffet well organised. Also the grounds with all the different flowers and trees are beautiful

Thank Hertha O
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We went there for a trolley tour of the grounds and the luau and show. The grounds are gorgeous and would have liked to go back for a walking tour during the day. The food was good and the show was wonderful. The peacocks and...More

Thank Amy F
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Signed up for the Luau and dinner at the resort we were staying at , picked up by the tourist bus and taken to the Smith Family Garden area --- loved walking the grounds, and taking pictures . The buffet dinner was very good, lots...More

Thank DJU3631
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Perhaps this is not considered a "hot spot" or huge botanical garden in Kauai but we had a fabulous visit to this tropical garden. The peacocks alone were worth the admission of $6.00 - we strolled the beautifully kept gardens enjoying the trees, plants, butterflies,...More

Thank Suwhit
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We came here for the Luau in mid April. It's a very well organized, very well choreographed show. It's grandstand seating is different than anything we've been to but at least everyone gets a good view of the stage and surroundings. The show itself is...More

Thank MikeandJim
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pipiTampaFlorida
9 May 2017|
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Response from ChinoSJP | Reviewed this property |
I assume you are talking about the Smith Family Luau. Their website states this..... NCL – Pride of America Guests Your ship is usually scheduled to overnight on Kauai on Thursday night. We operate our family’s luau on... More
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mogamom1
27 February 2016|
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Response from Rick S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, nearly all the resorts have shuttle bus service to Smith's tropical paradise, Smiths has their own shuttle bus service as well.
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rita-3139
27 April 2015|
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Response from Janet C | Reviewed this property |
It was damaged years ago but has recovered for the most part. Still worth seeing. Check out the white bird of paradise trees as well.
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