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Smith's Family Garden Luau - Kauai's Most Famous Luau & Fire Knife Dancing Show Instant Confirmation

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Celebrate the Hawaiian tradition with Smith's Tropical Paradise Luau at the Smiths' family garden in Wailua, featuring a delicious luau buffet feast, open bar and live hula dancing performances from Asia & the Pacific Islands.

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The Smith Family welcomes you to join them for an unforgettable night of food, music and dance at Smith's Luau, Kauai's most popular luau. Come to the Smiths' beautiful tropical garden in Wailua River Valley, near the famous Wailua Fern Grotto, and take part in a "must-do" attraction in Kauai! Witness the traditional imu ceremony, in which cooked pigs are removed from an underground oven. The Smith's luau feast begins shortly after, featuring a menu of Hawaiian and local island cuisine. The main attraction of the night comes with the Rhythm of Aloha show, a pageant including performances of Hawaiian hula dancing, Tahitian drum dance, and spectacular Samoan fire knife dancing.

Value Combo!

Be sure to book our exclusive cruise & luau combo with Wailua River Cruise to Fern Grotto for a complete experience.
You will enjoy the 3:30pm cruise first so when you return from the boat cruise, you can check in to your luau right away!
Dinner Buffet Menu

  • Appetizers: Three Bean Salad, Garden Isle Greens, Macaroni Salad, Namasu Salad, and Lomi Lomi Salmon
  • Entrée: Kalua Pig, Teriyaki Beef, Adobo Chicken, and Sweet & Sour Mahi Mahi
  • Side Dishes: Snowflake Potatoes, Poi, Oriental Fried Rice, Assorted Breads & Butter, and the Hot Vegetable of the Day
  • Vegetarian Option: Stir-fried veggies and white rice will be provided upon request, and you can help yourself to the buffet's salad bar.
  • Dessert: Coconut Cake, Sweet Potatoes, Haupia, Rice Pudding, Assorted Fresh Fruit, and Jello
  • Drinks: Coffee, Punch, Soft Drinks, Mai Tai, Beer, Wine, and Standard Bar Beverages

Luau Seasonal Schedule

  • November - January: Mon, Wed & Fri
  • February - October: Mon, Wed, Thu & Fri
  • June - August: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri

NCL – Pride of America Guests

NCL Pride of America ship is usually scheduled to overnight on Kauai on Thursdays night. Smith's Luau operates on “ship nights” from February through October. Taxi fare is approximately $25 - $30 each way.
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Price
Tropical Paradise Garden Luau
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Adult (Age 14 & over)
USD 98.00
USD 98.00
Youth (Age 7-13)
USD 30.00
USD 30.00
Child (Age 3-6)
USD 19.00
USD 19.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
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free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 14 & over)
USD 98.00
USD 98.00
Youth (Age 7-13)
USD 30.00
USD 30.00
Child (Age 3-6)
USD 19.00
USD 19.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
GE Tax included
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Enjoy an unforgettable Hawaiian experience with the Smith Family's Garden Luau which includes a narrated tram tour, a traditional Imu Ceremony, a dinner buffet with an open bar, and a variety of authentic musical performances from around the world!
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Weekday
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Soft drinks / Juice / Open bar (all-you-can-drink) / Dinner
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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    Time & Location
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  • 16:30 Check-in
  • 16:45 Wailua Introductory Greetings (1 hr)
    Take a tram tour or a leisurely stroll around the beautiful gardens of the Smith Family. This botanical and cultural garden spans 30 acres in the Wailua area of Kauai, close to the population center of Lihue, but far enough to be secluded.
  • 17:45 Imu Ceremony (15-20 mins)
    imu Experience a traditional ceremony unearthing pigs from the imu, or underground oven. The pigs will then be prepared to serve at the dinner buffet as the traditional dish, kalua pig.
  • 18:15 Luau Feast (1.5 hrs)
    luaufood Enjoy a beautiful and generous buffet dinner featuring traditional Hawaiian dishes as well as contemporary island favorites, including kalua pig, chicken adobo, lomi salmon, poi, mac salad, and a variety of desserts!
  • 19:45 Rhythm of Aloha Show (1.5 hrs)
    fireknives The night ends with a colorful and varied pageant that includes authentic performances many cultures, including Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, the Philippines, New Zealand, China, and Japan, in the torch-lit Pele Ampitheater!
  • 21:00 Drop-off
Package detail / Schedule
Smith's Luau & Fern Grotto River Boat Tour Combo
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 123.00
USD 123.00
Youth (Age 7-12)
USD 42.50
USD 42.50
Child (Age 3-6)
USD 31.50
USD 31.50
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 123.00
USD 123.00
Youth (Age 7-12)
USD 42.50
USD 42.50
Child (Age 3-6)
USD 31.50
USD 31.50
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
GE Tax included
Experience beauty and magic in Wailua with the Smith's river cruise & luau.
Included Activities:
  • Wailua River Cruise to Fern Grotto
  • Smith's Tropical Paradise Luau
    • Duration: 6 hour(s)
    • Available: Weekday
    • Pick-up: Not available
    • Inclusion: 3:30 PM Fern Grotto River Cruise Admission / Smith's Luau Admission (Open-bar, Dinner Buffet, Show)
    • Schedule
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    • Check-in
      Time & Location
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    • Check-out
      Time & Location
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    • 15:15 Check-in
    • 16:45 Wailua Introductory Greetings (1 hr)
      Take a tram tour or a leisurely stroll around the beautiful gardens of the Smith Family. This botanical and cultural garden spans 30 acres in the Wailua area of Kauai, close to the population center of Lihue, but far enough to be secluded.
    • 17:45 Imu Ceremony (15-20 mins)
      imu Experience a traditional ceremony unearthing pigs from the imu, or underground oven. The pigs will then be prepared to serve at the dinner buffet as the traditional dish, kalua pig.
    • 18:15 Luau Feast (1.5 hrs)
      luaufood Enjoy a beautiful and generous buffet dinner featuring traditional Hawaiian dishes as well as contemporary island favorites, including kalua pig, chicken adobo, lomi salmon, poi, mac salad, and a variety of desserts!
    • 19:45 Rhythm of Aloha Show (1.5 hrs)
      fireknives The night ends with a colorful and varied pageant that includes authentic performances many cultures, including Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, the Philippines, New Zealand, China, and Japan, in the torch-lit Pele Ampitheater!
    • 15:30 Wailua River Cruise (1 hr 20 mins)
      Enjoy a two mile river journey & hear songs and stories of ancient Hawaii. At the Fern Grotto landing, you’ll enjoy a short nature walk through the rainforest to the lush Fern Grotto.
    • 21:00 Check-out
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    Notes
    Restriction(s)
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      • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
      • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
      • Wheelchair Accessibility: Facilities at the Tropical Paradise Luau are wheelchair accessible.
    Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • All Packages
      • A valid government issued photo I.D. is required to consume any alcoholic beverages.
    Additional Note(s)
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      • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
      • The menu is subject to change without notice.
      • Gratuity is not included in the price.
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    What is the luau facility like?
    • This lush 30-acre botanical and cultural garden provides an idyllic escape to enjoy Mother Nature’s creations. The garden is centrally located on the east side of Kauai, known as “The Coconut Coast,” within the Wailua Marina State Park.
    Are there any vegetarian options available?
    • Yes, please indicate during booking so that we may secure arrangements. Stir fried veggies and white rice will be provided and you can help yourself to the buffet's salad bar.
    Is this activity family-friendly?
    • Yes, this activity is great for kids and adults!
    What's on the dinner buffet menu?
    • Luau Menu:

      • Appetizers: Three Bean Salad, Garden Isle Greens, Macaroni Salad, Namasu Salad, and Lomi Lomi Salmon
      • Entrée: Kalua Pig, Teriyaki Beef, Adobo Chicken, and Sweet & Sour Mahi Mahi
      • Accompaniments: Snowflake Potatoes, Poi, Oriental Fried Rice, Assorted Breads & Butter, and the Hot Vegetable of the Day
      • Dessert: Coconut Cake, Sweet Potatoes, Haupia, Rice Pudding, Assorted Fresh Fruit, and Jello
      • Drinks: Coffee, Punch, Soft Drinks, Mai Tai, Beer, Wine, and Standard Bar Beverages

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    Payment/Cancellation policy
    Payment type
    Credit card payment
    Cancellation Policy
    • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
    From USD 98.00
    From USD 98.00

    Taxes & fees included

    1% Reward Points
    (4.64/5.00) 4.64 / 5
    (246 reviews)
    Pick-up Not available
    Duration 4.5 - 6 hour(s)
    Availability Weekday
    Meal Dinner
    Accessible

    LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

    Chicken run wild on Kauai
    by: Kim in PA
    Our only opportunity for a Luau was on Kauai when our ship overnighted. This was an excellent choice. Optional transportation from cruise ship, be prepared for long lines, was a great add on. You a...more
    The gardens here are so beautiful and I loved getting the time to be able to walk around at our own pace after taking the tram around before the events started. Getting to see the Imu ceremony was on...more
    by: MikeC
    This was our third time attending the Smith Luau. The whole venue/event is first class starting with the tour of the beautiful grounds and gardens. That is followed by the ceremony of removing the...more
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    USD 98.00 ~
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