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Address: Hoowili Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-652-9590
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What a Great Time!!!!!

My wife and I went to learn how to do SUP at Poipu Beach with Doug the owner of the school. What a great experience we had!!! They got us great equipment and had us up standing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2015
Islip, New York

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Islip, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

My wife and I went to learn how to do SUP at Poipu Beach with Doug the owner of the school. What a great experience we had!!! They got us great equipment and had us up standing and moving right away. Maybe my wife right away, and me not so much, but they took there time and even got me... More 

Thank TomnToni
Laguna Niguel, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We signed my 8 year old son for private lessons. Corbin was top notch! He was able to relate to my son's level, and was super patient and friendly. My son got up on his 2nd wave, and we got a few great photos! Definitely recommend!

Thank OCWahine
Reno, Nevada
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We took a 2-hour semi-private lesson--me, my husband, and our three sons, 17, 18, and 19. The boys are athletic, so we knew they would catch on. But these instructors, Christian and Caleb (?), were so good they even got me up on the surfboard. Now, I wasn't shredding by the end of the session, but I can now legitimately... More 

Thank MattieandBrian
Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My daughter got up surfing! Our surf instructor, Adam, was wonderful. Not only did he get my daughter up on the board, he really connected with her and helped her have a wonderful afternoon learning to surf. He took us to the perfect beach with perfect waves. He was so patient as she got the hang of the board and... More 

Thank lovestotravelx3
Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

For sure one of the best places to learn surfing, really good instructors and amazing place!! Heart of Surfing and the Island of Irons brothers.

Thank Surfelixe
Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Christian, my instructor, was home from semi pro tour on Oahu and had great stories of surfing with John John Florence and other greats. So cool. We talked about basic technique on a land lesson first and then caught a lot of straight 3-5 foot waves in a section of beach near the Marriott. Definitely caught more waves then I... More 

Thank Frank10304
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We just spent a fabulous week in Kauai and one of the highlights was the surfing lessons from Poipu Beach Surf School. We got their name from the local Outfitters company and they did not disappoint. We were a group of 10 ranging in age from 9 to over 40 and Doug arranged to have three of his guys help... More 

Thank CollingwoodSingh
Palm Desert, California
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Our family love this beach and rental facilities. We visited 3 times in 1 week. 2 schools to rent from or to take surf lessons. Price very affordable. The beach is beautiful and safe for surfing following directions of course, We rented the surf boards for $10 each 90 minutes. Returned them close to 2 hours later. No questions asked.... More 

Thank DinnerTravelAdvent
Barboursville, Virginia
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91 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We met the guys at the park and went to the spot where we would be surfing. The waves were great and after a little time on the beach, we were in the water. The group was a total of 4 people. It was me, my 16 yo and my 7 yo. I was a little nervous about having the... More 

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Washougal, Washington
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Our grandson took a surfing lesson and was able to go to the bigger waves during the instruction. He got up on the first try and we made another trip back later in the week for him to spend several hours surfing. I suspect he has a new sport to pursue.

Thank Cheryl V

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