About Us


Desert Polynesia provides authentic Polynesian music and dance for all audiences, private and corporate alike. Experience true, traditional island sound, an award-winning professional mea hula halau dance corps, lovely lei greeters, pulsating Tahitian Drums, and even the captivating Samoan Fire Knife Dancer or Fire Poi Twirler, bringing the spirit of the islands together in performance. With over 20 years of entertainment experience, DP and its staff of professionals will ensure perfection in your show, and will give your audience something to remember for years to come. Experience the spirit of Aloha, coming to you from the musical desert of Texas.


Desert Polynesia, the official dance troupe, is under the direction of Jacinta Napua and Gabriel Tualua Ma'ae. In 2013, the troupe became the official performers for SeaWorld Aquatica San Antonio's "Island Nights." With years of professional dance experience under their belt, and various venues including California, Texas, Washington, Tennessee, Louisiana, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, Illinois, Hawaii, Guam, and even Samoa, the performers at Desert Polynesia are second to none. Witness the best way to experience Polynesia, with Desert Polynesia. 

Seaworld island nights