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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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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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Amazing Surf Lesson s/ Tauner

My husband and I decided at the last minute to do a surf lesson with Tauner Dyckman the morning we were suppose to leave Hawaii which also happened to be our 9 wedding... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Fontana, California
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Fontana, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My husband and I decided at the last minute to do a surf lesson with Tauner Dyckman the morning we were suppose to leave Hawaii which also happened to be our 9 wedding anniversary and it was a fantastic way to end our trip. We are both well over 40 and Tauner took great care of us. I stood up... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

My brother and I did a beginner group surf lesson and had loads of fun. Ikaika was patient and very encouraging. Overall he was a great instructor and offered advice to correct our technique to successfully catch a wave. I would definitely recommend this company for surf lessons to friends and family. Mahalo!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

My family and I went to experience surfing for the first time. We had a great instructor named Ikaika. We were taught the basics and he even helped my six year old brother catch a wave! It was a fun and safe experience for us all. 10/10! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My Girlfriend and I did the surfing lessons at Royal Hawaiian Surf. Everyone was great and were able to get everyone up and surfing in no time. They tailored the experience to our needs and levels. I would go back in no time to surf again with our 2 instructors Tavner and Ikaika anytime!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

While vacationing in Maui, our boys (ages 15 and 11), took surf lessons. Their instructor was Josh, and he was quite simply, awesome! Our younger son was a bit nervous about trying surfing, but Josh's laid back attitude and personality squashed our boy's fears right away! Before going into the water, they "dry surfed" at a park where they learned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

I decided to take a private lesson last week and was paired up with Tavner! More about him in a bit. My first experience in the shop was a week prior when I stumbled across the shop waiting for some shopping to get finished that others were doing. The guy working was low key not pushy but also cared a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Took my 14 year old daughter and 12 year old son. All the dudes were friendly, laid-back and cool. Ikaika was a great instructor. He got us in the water quick and had all three of us catching waves for most of the lesson. We had such a good time that we rented boards from them the next day and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My husband and I took surf lessons and had a blast. Our instructor was patient and funny. He never gave up on me even though I wiped out a couple times and he made sure to spent time with each person. You could tell that our instructor was really passionate about surfing and that made him an awesome instructor. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Husband and I just got done surfing and paddle boarding at the Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy. Our instructors Tavner, Ikaika, Baker, Josh, and Chris were experienced, fun, and hands on. It was such a great experience and we highly recommend this company! So much fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

It was so much fun and wunderful experience.the guys are so funny and take care of you.and of sure you will surf your first wave.steve was my instructor.he is such a funny guy and he did a verry good job.thank you so much for the amazing afternon!everyone will be lucky to have a surflesson with him.

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