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Surf Lessons by Margo Oberg

2440 Hoonani Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
(808) 332-6100
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Ranked #10 of 11 activities in Poipu
Type: Water sports
Most recent review
- Sep 22, 2013
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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I called and made reservations for my family of five two weeks before our visit to Kauai. The morning of our lesson no one showed up. I called the shop and spoke with the manager who said she had no record of our reservation but she could get an instructor out to us. Twenty minutes later she called again to... More

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Glasgow, KY
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We picked this group at random and scheduled lessons for middle of the day. We showed up a bit early and they were waiting for us. Our instructor, Alvin, was GREAT! He really took a lot of time with my wife and two kids. He even insisted that everyone put on sunscreen, which is a really nice thing. Once the... More

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

I'm not sure what happened for the other two families reviewing this surf school, but their experience doesn't sound anything like the experience my family had. I'm a mom, a teacher and an old camp director. I've taught a lot of things to a lot of kids for a lot of years. All I can say is that the guys... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We scheduled a surf lesson with Margo Oberg two days prior and were told when and where to meet near the Shereton in Poipu but nobody showed up. We were told by our pool services staff that someone else was also stood up a couple days earlier. They don't take any money in advance, which is good, but it was... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

The instructor showed up half an hour late with no surfboards, no surf booties, no shirts, and had to mooch the equipment from other vendors that were set up in the meeting place (Aloha Surf Lessons for one). Our two daughters did not get into the water to begin a lesson until almost an hour and a half after the... More

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