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Address: 3500 Rice Street, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: +1 808-246-6333
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Great place to learn how to surf

We took surf lessons for three days with Dominic at Kauai Beach Boys in Poipu. They made the registration and getting the gear process very easy. And Dominic was an amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
San Mateo, California

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San Mateo, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took surf lessons for three days with Dominic at Kauai Beach Boys in Poipu. They made the registration and getting the gear process very easy. And Dominic was an amazing instructor with patience for both children and adults. I would highly recommend both KBB and Dominic if you are ever in Poipu and interested in learning how to surf!

Thank dbwz14
The Woodlands, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We wanted to go paddle boarding and were staying at the Marriott so I called from the room to ask how much it was to rent a paddle board. She said she wasn't sure let me check, came back and told me a price. I verified now you're the ones next to Duke's right? She said yes. After we get... More 

Thank jacksonpcannon
Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

To the very helpful Kauai Beach Boy that helped me with my snorkeling equipment, I thank you tremendously! I had packed my own snorkeling gear for our vacation, only to find out that I was sucking in nothing but water. I was ready to have to rent gear, so I went to Beach Boys and was so pleasantly surprised when... More 

Thank Quitawood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My teenage boys wanted to try surfing when in Kauai. We went with Kauai Beach Boys since we were staying at the Marriott hotel right there. My boys and husband had a surfing lesson with Marlo. They had a great time! The boys were able to get up and ride the waves several times (my husband says surfing is definitely... More 

Thank getkm
Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

These guys are awful. Signed up for surf lessons for 6 people and showed up at the time they told us to. There was no surf....of course this was not their fault. The instructor agreed there was no surf. KBB charged us anyway and would not be dissuaded otherwise.

Thank John H
Pukasurf, Manager at Kauai Beach Boys, responded to this review

I apologize for your experience. Although you felt the waves were small we successfully completed surf lessons for the day. There is a difference between small and flat and would not charge if it were flat. Perfect conditions are rare and part of surfing is the ability to adapt in all conditions big or small. We did our best to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The pool and grassy area at the Marriott next door doesn't offer much in the way of shade so we rented chairs and umbrella several of our days in Kauai. They also offer all sorts of water sports rentals and instructions. The equipment is in good shape and they are very friendly. The price was what you would expect to... More 

Thank Elaine D
Playa Del Rey, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Louie helped us plant ourselves in the ideal spot on the beach. He set up chairs and and umbrella for us. Very gracious and hospitable. Marlo's surf instruction was was great. He helped a first timer get up and stay up to ride the perfect wave! Great job!

Thank Robert M
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3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Wanted to sign me, my wife and 10 year old up for stand up paddle board lessons. They advertise lessons at 10 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM. I could have made a reservation online but decided to go to the stand since it was walking distance from my hotel room. Was told they were all canceled for the day... More 

Thank Josh T
Pukasurf, Manager at Kauai Beach Boys, responded to this review

We have two locations for lessons. Poipu is a tricker for surf/sup lessons due to the layout of the bay. Saftey is our biggest concern and for this reason we have fewer lessons available and schedule one instructor. Our second location is in Lihue at Kalapaki beach and the layout of the bay is perfect for all levels of surf/sup... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I had an hour and a half lesson to learn how to paddle board. Krishun was an excellent instructor. He was really patient and knowledgeable and helped me catch a wave which was a huge plus for me. The bay they teach in is the calmest place I have seen on the island to learn paddle boarding or surfing. One... More 

Thank Albert J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

The guides on this tour were fantastic. They really knew there stuff about surfing and the tricks to getting up on the board. They helped out a lot and made it a fun experience. I will definitely be back!

Thank sarahlouisexo

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