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Address: 3500 Rice Street, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: +1 808-246-6333
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First Time Surfers

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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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 

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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.

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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 

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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!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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 

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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 15, 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 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!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had a lesson today. There was 5 of us and we had 2 instructors. Thanks to Fred I finally stood up after many years of trying. Yuli (sorry if I mispelt the name) was very patient with the kids. All in all fantastic. Coming back to try again

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My family and I rented stand-up paddle boards and kayaks from Kauai Beach Boys. They were very helpful and efficient. Kalapaki Beach is great for newbies and young kids, as it is a pretty gentle area. We found the prices reasonable and had a ton of fun paddling around out there!

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Woodbridge, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Marriott in Kauai and did a surf and paddle board lesson with Beach Boys! The lessons were a lot of fun, and Im not sure if it was just the timing or how they run, but they were basically private lessons. My husband surfed and it was just him and the instructor, and... More 

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Address: 3500 Rice Street, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: +1 808-246-6333
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue

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