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Waves Hawaii Surf School

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Address: Kalama Park, Kihei, Maui, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-879-4525
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7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee: Yes

Welcome to Waves Hawaii Surf School. We are the only Billabong Surf...

Welcome to Waves Hawaii Surf School. We are the only Billabong Surf School in Hawaii! We offer the most private and the best choice for surfing lessons in Kihei Maui. Surf with our world class instructors, and we also offer girls surf camps with Billabong all ver the world. We look forward to making your dreams of surfing come true!

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My wife and I booked a group lesson with Waves Hawaii based on good reviews. Since October is a slower month, we were able to book a spot within 24 hours. Our instructor... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Quitman, Texas

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Quitman, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I booked a group lesson with Waves Hawaii based on good reviews. Since October is a slower month, we were able to book a spot within 24 hours. Our instructor, Justus, arrived early and was prepared to start upon our arrival. The lesson was fantastic. ..Justus had us up and surfing and having a blast!!! There were... More 

Thank juniorpirkle
Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These guys did a great job ensuring safety as well as making sure my husband (first time surfer) was able to catch a few waves, and made sure that I (more experienced) caught a few big waves to have a story to bring home! They also have a terrific photographer that takes crystal clear pictures to document your experience!

Thank Jen E
Richardson, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

amazing lesson from an amazing teacher! at not a bad price and with a free hat for booking through yelp. couldn't have been happier - the teacher made sure we learned right and stayed safe. Would definitely do it again.

Thank aktripadvisee
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

My wife and I booked the private surf safari as part of our honeymoon and had an amazing time. Although our experience levels differed, she had only surfed a few times prior and I had been surfing on and off for 14 years, we both had a blast. The instructors were professional, friendly, and very attentive. The customer service prior... More 

Thank J M
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure who had more fun...my 6 year old twins in the water or me from the shore cheering them on! I was a little nervous to book the lesson for the kids (thought it might be a little hard for their age) but they were up in no time! Their instructor Inaldo gave them the tools they needed... More 

Thank mamamogie
WavesHawaii1, Owner at Waves Hawaii Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks, we had a blast with the boys! Its never too early to start them surfing! Inaldo is an amazing instructor! See you guys when your back in Maui! Much Aloha! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Me and my boyfriend had the opportunity to learn with Sarah, she was super friendly and awesome. I had my doubts about being able to stand up on a wave but with Sarah's pointers I found myself getting better and better. When it finally happened, I can't even begin to explain how it felt. Would recommend to anyone and everyone!

Thank maria l
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We had a great time with Justice for a 2 hours course. He took time to explain tricks and was concern about security. My two teanagers and I really enjoyed our first surfing experience in Maui.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Our instructors were excellent and got our family up and surfing in no time! As the mom of the family, I opted to watch my husband and three kids ages 10-15 and didn't surf. Waves Hawaii was kind enough to provide me with a chair so I can view from the beach. Also, our instructors helped everyone getting in and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Took a lesson with Justice with my brother and sister who had never surfed before and we had a blast. Learned a lot not just about surfing. Lesson includes the board, rash vest and booties (absolutely recommended) and there's a photographer in the water taking the action shots. Loved it!!

Thank Avril C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Thanks to a great instructor (and team) who was very encouraging and loves what he goes + a fun learning environment = success and good times

Thank Denise M

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