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Kauai Surf School

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Kauai Surf School
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The Kauai Surf School offers Group, Private surf lessons, and Surf Clinics daily at the Kiahuna Beach in Poipu.
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2400 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-651-6032
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All reviews great instructor hour lesson these guys land lesson taking lessons start paddling super patient rash guard semi private lesson helpful tips learn how patient instructor hotel concierge lots of fun first timers an awesome experience whole family
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The instructor made it easy to understand the fundamentals. The location has good waves to make it easy to learn. Remember medium speed ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Surfing lessons weren't even on our radar but I observed a class the day before when I on the beach. I was impressed with the attention the instructors were giving their students (2-3 students per instructor) so I signed for my boys up for a...More

Thank iamlisamelendez
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a semi-private lesson for all three of us, we ended up with an instructor all to ourselves. Alan was super helpful, patient and attentive throughout the session (even when it seemed I was destined to spill on every run ๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ’€) He was great...More

Thank theguts
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

First surfing lesson ever for my 17 year old daughter. She had a great experience, the instructor was very friendly and helpful. After 2 hours she could catch a wave on her own. Now sheโ€™s hooked for life, wants to go back to Hawaii and...More

Thank FvE_11
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We booked a semi-private lesson through the Kauai Surf School for our family of three (2 adults, 1 child- 6yrs old). Our surf instructor was Asher, and to say we were happy with the experience would be an epic (surfer lingo) understatement. The instructors know...More

Thank Emily G
KauaiSurfSchool, Owner at Kauai Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Mahalo for the kind words! Stoked that you all had a great time surfing. We look forward to surfing with you guys the next time you are on Kauai. Asher is awesome. I'll make sure he gets this. Aloha!!!

Reviewed 14 August 2018

My husband and I took our first ever surfing class yesterday with Ashton and just loved the experience! We were first-time surfers -- after several practices on the grass, we carried our boards into the water and paddled out beyond the wave break area--it took...More

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KauaiSurfSchool, Manager at Kauai Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

So stoked! Thanks for surfing with us! We will let Asher know how much you enjoyed your time surfing with him. The Boston surf team just got stronger. Mahalo and Aloha!!!

Reviewed 9 August 2018

This was the 1st time my family of 4 had ever surfed but not the last! Asher was patient, informative and very cool! He had my 13 and 16 yr old kids surfing and doing tricks within the 1st 30min of the lesson! I would...More

1  Thank lfitzgibbons123
Reviewed 29 July 2018

What a great experience. My Daughter and I had so much fun learning to surf with Kyle. He was amazing and very engaging. He made it fun and easy to learn. My daughter picked it up so fast, made me look bad, which she really...More

1  Thank banduccifamily
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We have seen quite a lot of surf beaches. This one is excellent for beginners - surf and waves. And of course the Surf Instructors: very good. Just listen to them and donโ€˜t try by yourself ;-)

Thank Constantin_R
Reviewed 15 July 2018

GO HERE. I had my first surfing lesson at Kauai Surf School. I would recommend coming at least 30 min early to find parking. Parking is free though, just before the Sheraton Hotel on your left. It is about a 5 min walk to the...More

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25 May 2017|
Response from KauaiSurfSchool | Property representative |
Aloha Gerry If you guys can catch your own waves, turn with the wave, and get off the wave when you want then I would say there is not a need for lessons. If any of those actions are an issue a lesson can help build the... More
21 March 2017|
Response from KauaiSurfSchool | Property representative |
Aloha! Swimming is the number one prerequisite. With that said we surf in waist deep water about 40 yards of the sand and your leash will keep your board close to you if you fall off. If you can swim you are fine. But if you... More
12 September 2016|
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Response from Lori E | Reviewed this property |
The North shore, Hanalei Bay. I wouldn't worry to much about finding the right waves for their ability level. We surfed on the bunny waves, yet, a few hundred feet down the shore were bigger waves. I am sure the North shore... More