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Address: Hoowili Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-652-9590
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Wonderful surf instructor

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 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 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews 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.

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Portland, Oregon
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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 

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collingwood
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 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 

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Palm Desert, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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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 

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Barboursville, Virginia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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.

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Nampa, Idaho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Great experience, Corbin our instructor was knowledgeable and gave helpful advice on improving our technique. All 5 in our group got up and my husband and I cant wait to surf again.

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Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Even though the waves weren't great, out instructor made the lessons enjoyable. I've tried surfing a couple of times and didn't really enjoy it but after my lesson I can't wait to try it again! Everybody in our group got up on their board and had a great time.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

My family of four had a great 2-hour stand-up paddle boarding private lesson with Doug and Adam. We contacted Doug the day before to ask about lessons; he was available and arranged to meet us the next day at a time of mutual convenience. We went to the Wailua river, which was an excellent place to learn SUP because it... More 

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