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Kauai Surf School

2400 Hoonani Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
808-651-6032
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Ranked #2 of 15 Activities in Poipu
Type: Surf Camps, Adventure
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Type: Surf Camps, Adventure
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Singapore
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81 reviews 81 reviews
13 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

First item on the agenda upon arrival was to learn how to surf - surfed the net for a school and this was it - booked online a time slot - followed instructions on how to get there to the end of Hoonani Road, Poipu and we go there on time! We were early so parking was not a problem... More 

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Our instructor was texting when we got there and reluctantly stopped to teach the lesson. When it was time to go in the water, he stayed with us (group of 3) for about 10 minutes and then left us on our own. As we were leaving the beach, I noticed him sitting under the canopy texting.

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I wanted to try surfing for a while, Kauai Surf School made it super easy. When in Kauai, I called and made a group surf lesson (up to 4 students to 1 instructor) reservation one day in advance. I understand it was the low season for Hawaii, so others may want to call more ahead of time especially in high... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Alan was our instructor and we left wanting to spend the whole day surfing! He was awesome! We had so much fun! Don't forget the sunblock on the back of your legs!!!

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I would have never dared to try surfing... but this lesson had been booked by my partner so I went along! I had so much fun! After the explanations on the ground, I thought it'd be much harder in the water and I wouldn't be able to stand up on the board... but with tips from Kyle, our instructor, I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Fantastic experience for first time surfers. I really appreciated the small class size and the one-on-one instruction and corrections. It was a relaxed atmosphere but I really feel like I learned the basics. I highly recommend this school! I observed the other schools around us in the water and in a completely biased and unscientific study, our class got up... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Unfortunately, we sucked at surfing... but we had a lot of fun trying. Forker (his last name, we can't remember his first. Sorry!) was a great instructor. Also had a lot of local knowledge that he was more then happy to share with us about the island. Take his advice on restaurants, he was spot on!

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Poipu, Hawaii
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Fun for the entire family. Bring sunscreen, snack and a cold drink. A wonderful day to be in the ocean.

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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Awesome Experience!!! Kyle, our instructor, was great. We had 3 in our group and all 1st time surfers. We took 3 lessons and by the third one, we all wanted more!!! Kyle made it fun and challenging...based on what we wanted to get out of the class. This was one of the highlights of my vacation to Kauai...I highly recommend... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

on the beach beside the Sheraton, you should make a reso to get the time you want. stop by booth or go online. Kyle was our teacher and he was awesome. The experience was fantastc and we cant wait to do it again. 20 min on beach instruction, then 1 hour in ocean with instructor and 30 minutes on your... More 

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