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Kauai Surf School

Address: 2400 Hoonani Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
Phone Number: 808-651-6032
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Ranked #4 of 20 Activities in Poipu
Type: Surf Camps, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Surf Camps, Outdoor Activities
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Ballwin, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We found this to be a great value with the semi private surfing lessons for the 3 men in our family. The instructor Sparky was awesome and incredible job with teaching them to get up in the waves right away. Would recommend this company to anyone looking for lessons!

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My husband and I took a surf lesson on one of the first days of our honeymoon. Our instructor was Kyle and we only had 4 people total in our group. Kyle was super nice and patient! He is also a local so if your instructor is Kyle he can give you some good Kauai tips! The beach was also... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Kauai Surf School is the best! Only 4 people in a group. I saw other companies with 6-10 people per group and it was a mess! I sat in the water with a teacher from another school while I was waiting for a good wave and he hardly spoke with the family he was giving lessons to! Not my kind... More 

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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I took a 2 hour group lesson with 2 friends. The guys did a great job training us on what to expect when we got in the water, how to get up & how to fall correctly. They were super patient and helpful with everyone in the group when we got in the water. I was able to stand up... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Sam was very personable and walked through the mechanics of how to get on the surfboard. He was encouraging and enthusiastic, and had an approach that worked for us. If you're interested in trying surfing, Kauai Surf School is great for beginners.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Our family of four booked a learn to surf lesson online while on vacation in Kauai. We read the reviews online, which were good, and also picked this school because it was close to where we were staying. The whole experience was great! Our instructor, Alan, could not have been better. He was super nice, very supportive, and a really... More 

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American Fork, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I wanted to book and pay for surf lessons before I got to Kauai, and Kauai Surf School is the only surf company that allowed me to do it. Kudos to them for making that possible! We showed up and we were assigned Kyle as our instructor. He was very friendly and instantly connected with my teenage boys making them... More 

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Singapore
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14 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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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