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Address: 5-5075 Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: 808-346-0414
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Description: Kauai's North Shore Surfing School provides group and private surf lessons...
Kauai's North Shore Surfing School provides group and private surf lessons in sunny Hanalei Bay. We now offer Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) lessons as well. Contact us today to book your lesson!
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Thanks Keo!

This being our third trip out to the North shore it was time to learn to surf. Keo, took the nervous energy and quickly harnessed it into joy. I loved watching with my kids from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This being our third trip out to the North shore it was time to learn to surf. Keo, took the nervous energy and quickly harnessed it into joy. I loved watching with my kids from the beach (perfect spectator spot) as my wife checked a box on her bucket list! She had nothing but rave reviews from her two hour... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had an amazing first time surfing experience with Kauai's North Shore Surfing School. We were 8 girls surfing for the first time, and the instructors where highly experienced, got all of us standing on the first wave we tried. A fun and exciting experience, that we all highly recommend everybody to try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

As first time surfers, we assumed we would probably not get up during our first lesson . Keo had us up on our first wave with very easy and great strategies. We had a blast with Keo-- clearly a great love for surfing, and he was so happy and relaxed. If you are looking for a lesson, I would go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Surf instructor was professional from the first phone call til the aloha tourist photo pose at the end. $45 included instructor and his helper in the water, board, rash guard, good on shore instruction and then everyone surfed. My 67 year old uncle, 18 cousin, my 11 daughter and 10 year old son all got up and surfed until they... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Right out of our comfort zone but something our girls - age 16 and 12 - were dying to try. We decided to try a lesson and chose this company because it was a lot cheaper than Titus! Our lesson was an hour and then we got to keep the boards for another hour. Our guide Daniel was fantastic. Very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Keo and Daniel took our four girls (ages 9 to 4) and had them all standing up in the first lesson (and we've since returned for a 2nd lesson). The 2 hour lesson ended up being longer as Keo and Daniel stayed around and helped the girls surf until they were worn out! The instruction was first rate and the... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

over December's 2011 winter break, my family and I took a 10-day trip to the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i. While we were there, I decided that i wanted to learn to surf. so after making a few calls around different surfing schools. We decided to search the internet for different options, we came across Kaua'i North Shore Surfing school. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

I've always wanted to try surfing and this was a great experience. Dane, my instructor, was mellow, knowledgeable, and encouraging and I did stand up on the board. There was no sense of being rushed. Hanalei Bay is gorgeous and I had a blast.

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Macomb, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

After a less than perfect Surf Lesson at a very shallow, rocky Poipu Beach, i took a private 2 hr lesson with Keo McBride of Kauai's North Shore Surfing School in the beautiful Hanalei Bay. A soft Sandy bottom at Hanalei makes it perfect for beginners. Surf shoes are not required, unlike at Poipu Beach. (Note: without the fear that... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

Took the surf lesson with my teenage daughter. Our instructor Steven was very helpful. He gave us some brief instructions/demonstrations on the beach and then took us in the ocean for a couple of hours.He continued to give us help catching the waves and useful tips through ought. Admittedly the ocean was relatively calm but we were both able to... More 

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