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Kauai Surf School

2400 Hoonani Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
808-651-6032
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Ranked #3 of 11 activities in Poipu
Type: Surf Camps
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

My husband and I have tried surfing a few times. This time we decided to take a lesson with Kauai Surf school. Cal and Ash were our instructors, they were awesome!!! They had us standing on the first wave and it just kept going from there. Cal taught us to read the waves. The last 1/2 hour of class you... More

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Canada, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Good fun surfing with Kauai Surf School. Instruction on land and then in the water was great and had me and my wife up in no time. I do wish the instructor had hung around the water a bit longer after the hands on instruction to help with wave selection and getting up on my own. Also, despite loading up... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I've been surfing since childhood and always sucked. I would go out with friends and sit past the breaks because every time I tried to catch a wave I tumbled over my board headfirst. I recently went surfing in California and managed to stand up 3 times in an hour. It motivated me to try and get better. We've been... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I can't sing enough praises for this place. While in Kaui I was determined to learn to surf. I'm over 40 and have NEVER surfed in my life. I arrived very nervous but my instructor, Josh, quickly assured me that all would be well. He was right. I can't wait to go surfing again!!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

My girlfriend and I left our husbands and kids at home and signed up for a 2 hour lesson. We had a blast!! Loved the small classes (we had 3 of us for 8am) and got a lot of attention from Allan. We were all standing up on the board in no time. We also came back at a later... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Kyle taught us the basics well and all 4 students in the lesson I was in managed to stand on our boards and reach the beach during the 2 hour session. Do book your lessons at high tide as I cut myself a couple of times on the corals when I fell off the board. Morning lessons may also be... More

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Surf Lessons with Kauai Surf School is perhaps the funnest 2 hours we've ever had as a family. Maybe it's because I felt super cool as a 40 somethin' riding the waves? Or maybe it's because my boys thought I was super "sick" for doing it! Maybe it was the instructors? On land, Alan and Nick showed us proper form... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We took a family lesson from these guys, then watched them teach over the next few days as we were at Poipu beach. These guys are pros, great at teaching beginners how to get up on a wave. Their location on Poipu beach has ideal waves for beginners. However, two things of note: 1) While their location has nice gentle... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Great place for the first time surfer. Good wave for the first timer to practice to stand up and great practice to find a good wave to ride by yourself. Our teen daughter signed up for a 3 day clinic which is great value and by the 3 days she loved the sport. I highly recommend it.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Three boys all enjoyed lessons, immediately were able to stand up and surf! Great attitude of instructors and they even gave them a hat. Book online for free gift.

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