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Smith’s Tropical Paradise

Wailua River State Park Road, Wailua (Maui), Hawaii | 808-821-6895
4 Reviews
Type: Nature & Gardens, Animals, and Events & Shows
Ages: Ages 2 — adult
Cost: $$
Hours of operation: 8:30am-4:00pm, daily

Children 3 and under enter free.

4 Reviews for Smith’s Tropical Paradise

December 27 2010
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"Beautiful setting & great show"

Wow, don't miss this one. Make reservations ahead for the luau. Variety of Hawaiian foods, presentation to uncover the roasted pig under the sand, vast gardens by the river to walk around. Saw peacocks, tropical birds, etc. on our walk around the grounds. Got our picture taken as we entered, could purchase it after the show at the end of the evening.  Wonderful show of Hawaiian dancing and song. Enjoy.

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May 12 2011
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"Kept kids interest!!"

We went with four (2,4,6,8 year olds...) and had relatively NO problems!! They loved the tram ride around the park.  They wanted to chase peacocks and wanted to touch donkeys but we convinced them that wasn't such a good idea!!  There was enough variety in the luau that they all found something to eat.  The show and dancers entertained them.  Heads up for the fire crackers.  The littlest traveler was startled.  LOVE THIS PLACE!! Will drag all four back again this summer!!

December 23 2010
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"Great Luau and Scenery"

Tropical setting, hula dancers, roasting pig, tons of fun!  We went to the Smith's Tropical Luau and it was a blast.  We walked around the gardens and relaxed among the tropical flowers.  The luau show was great and we loved how they incorporated other guests into the show- even though we were not one of them.  :)  I would recommend them. :)

December 23 2010
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"Fun with the Family"

Right next to the Wailua Marina are twenty-three riverfront acres with unusual birds, rain forest, and gardens. Smith’s Tropical Paradise is a well-maintained cultural and botanical feast for the senses. You can walk among a striking collection of exotic plants and feel as if you’re in the midst of a jungle.
On the grounds are a luau house and a theater; evening entertainment includes dinner, Hawaiian music, and a variety of South Pacific dances. A series of ethnic villages represents different local groups, including Polynesian, Filipino, and Japanese. 
Visitors also can ride through the facility on a minitram for an additional fee of $3.00 for adults, $2.00 for children. The evening luau and performance is held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and costs $78.00 for adults, $30.00 for children ages seven to thirteen, and $19.00 for children ages three to six. For just the show admission costs a discount applies. Reservations are necessary; call 821–6895.


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