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Address: Hoowili Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-652-9590
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Amazing first time surf experience

I tried surfing for the first time by taking a lesson with the surf school and it was amazing. My instructor was Jordan and he was awesome. He gave great instructions and tips and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
joanna y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I tried surfing for the first time by taking a lesson with the surf school and it was amazing. My instructor was Jordan and he was awesome. He gave great instructions and tips and it resulted in me standing numerous times. I read reviews that there were rocks at the beach and it made me nervous but experiencing it first... More 

Thank joanna y
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the best time with these instructors. We surfed before so we we ready to go but our teacher gave us some new tips and they really helped. Very enjoyable and highly recommended.

Thank kiwig14
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I have been to Kauai many times but never took a surf lesson until I was in my 40s. Should have done it a long time ago! This year, I signed up with my 20 year old son to take a lesson. Our teacher, Mig, was very patient and knowledgeable and really cared about our success We did about 20... More 

Thank MelissaR199
Peoria, Arizona, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

We had such a great time today! Did a private lesson with two teens. Jordan could not have been any nicer. He was relaxed but you could tell he was both committed to their safety and learning. The guys loved it!

Thank Debbie C
Islip, New York
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 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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