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Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy

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Address: 113 Prison Street, Right Next to the Big Parking Lot on the Corner of Front St. And Prison St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 967671
Phone Number: +1 808-276-7873
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Description: Expert instructors and professional surfers teach you to ride a wave on...
Expert instructors and professional surfers teach you to ride a wave on your first lesson, then help you improve, fast! First time surfers and athletes looking to improve performance are welcome.
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John was great!

We signed my son up. They were great with customer service and John was a great instructor. Thank you!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Sandra G
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Windsor, Canada

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Windsor, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We signed my son up. They were great with customer service and John was a great instructor. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We had a great experience at the royal hawaiian surf academy! Our instucrtor Josh was 100% involved in giving us the best first experience with surfing. Thank you Josh we will keep great memories of this lesson :)

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We are a family of 4, including 2 boys 13 and 11. We booked a few hours private Surfari and Marcelo was our teacher. It felt personal from the moment we walked in to register and pick up our equipment. Marcelo had us in the water within 5 minutes and everyone on their feet within 4 or 5 attempts, which... More 

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Burlingame
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The kids loved their lesson. All were surfing straight away. Thanks for the great memories. Ikiaka was great and knew how to teach a semi private lesson with a 5, 7 and 8 year old. Mahalo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My husband and our two young boys (10&12) we set up with Tavner for group lessons. He did such a great job with the kids. He made them instantly comfortable in the water and they both got up in their first try. Thanks so much Tavner!!!!!

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My 11 year old son and I (mom) took lessons with Josh. He was terrific! His years of personal experience and knowledge were exceptional. My son stood right up on his board and caught the very first wave. We couldn't have asked for a better time and instructor. Highly recommend Josh and Royal Hawaiian.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Complete beginners to surfing and booked a full morning Surfari for 4 of us , two adults 11 and 13 yr a boys. Excellent tuition, Marcelo our teacher brilliant. Thoroughly enjoyed the morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I treated my nieces and myself to a surfing lesson at the Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy in July of 2015. I originally reviewed it poorly due to issues with the instructor. After seeing the review, the manager called me here in the states to apologize for the experience, offered a refund, and offered another trip if and when we come... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We had an excellent experience with the Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy. We just had our lesson yesterday and I had to write a review. They cap their group lessons to 5 students and the individual attention is unbelievable. Kea was an exceptional instructor. I noticed that he gave more specific instructions and attention than instructors from other schools that were... More 

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Banff National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We had an awesome time learning to surf. Our instructor was fantastic (Marcel) and we had a fun group of people who were really supportive of eachother as we took turns surfing. This was definitely a highlight of our trip and I wish we had enough time during our vacation to book more lessons. We even had a professional photographer... More 

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