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Rivers to the Sea

126 Hinau St., Unit A, Lahaina, Maui, HI
808-280-8795
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Ranked #3 of 165 Activities in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: Once in a life time beginner surf lessons which take place five minutes south of LAHAINA and...
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: Once in a life time beginner surf lessons which take place five minutes south of LAHAINA and advanced surf lessons which take place right in the heart of Paia. The Rivers brothers and our team of professional, fun & experienced surf instructors invite you to join in on the fun of becoming a surfer! With our Maui surf lessons, you will be welcomed to the surfing world with plenty of aloha and taught to surf with an emphasis on water safety and proper surfing etiquette. By the end of your lesson you will learn how to stand up, stay up and catch a wave all on your own!

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Davie, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Loved Tide and Jason. Great instructors. Already booking for more days on our trip!!! Our 10 and 9 year old girls loved every minute of it. They can't wait to go out with them again.

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Munich, Germany
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My girlfriend and myself decided very spontanious on our trip to Maui to book a lesson at Rivers to the Sea. That was one of our best decisions on our whole journey. Our instructor Kiva had shown us the elementary stuff for two absolutly surf freshmen in a really funny and enthusiastic way. Before the lesson I was not sure... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I had never surfed before and I initially booked one lesson with Rivers of the Sea to see if I would like it. I absolutely loved it. I had so much fun during my first lesson with Tide that I ended up booking more lessons with him before I left Maui. I was initially quite nervous as I’m not used... More 

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers to the Sea, responded to this review

Aloha Cindy, thank you again for your review and willingness to keep at it out there in the waves! You were shredding! I hope to see you again for more surfing fun :) Until then, sending warmest aloha your way, Tide More 

Arlington Heights, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My wife and two children (ages 10 and 14) had the pleasure of spending our day with Tide Rivers (yes, that's his real name) on November 21st. He was patient, fun, and enthusiastic. On our trip we snorkeled, surfed, went to Hana, and rapelled. My wife and daughter enjoyed the surfing the best. Because of his instruction my wife and... More 

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers to the Sea, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for your review. We humbly appreciate it, and so glad you all had such a blast. Hope to see you again soon! Warmest Aloha, Tide More 

Oakville, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My daughters (24 and 28) and I had a great experience with Tide and in now time had us up and surfing. He instruction was simple, laid back and he was out on the water giving us encouragement and tips. He gave us the feeling that we could spend as much time with him as we wanted and after 2... More 

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers to the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. I had just as much fun, and greatly appreciate your booking with Rivers to the Sea! Warmest Aloha, Tide More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Da Instuktor Tide say Dis an Dhat and da next Ting ya know da Sharbait standing up on da board an a ridin da wave. Mahalo for a great lesson and a great experience. Great boards, thanks for the use of the long-sleeve shirt. Extra points for the warm fresh water rinse after the lesson !!! Best wishes & many... More 

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers to the Sea, responded to this review

Hahaha! :) Thanks so much for the review and the laugh - we appreciate it so much! Warmest Aloha, Tide More 

Reno, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My boyfriend and I decided last minute to surfing while in Maui, I had never been on a surfboard, he had. We set up the excursion through our hotel and met with our insrtuctor Tide. He was there right on time, he had set us up for the private surfing lesson, had the boards ready and had the clothes needed.... More 

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers to the Sea, responded to this review

I'm so glad you gave us a try! And thank you very much for taking the time to write a review :)! Aloha & Mahalo, Tide More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I have worked with several surf instructors from Costa Rica, but Tide Rivers is the best yet. He takes his time on the beach to give you perspective on the waves, the ocean, reefs and the local surf culture before you ever step in the water. He works hard to help you not only catch a wave but he also... More 

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers to the Sea, responded to this review

Mahalo nui, for taking the time to write a review, and for the kind words. We greatly appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon... maybe on the north shore? :) With warm aloha, Tide More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Tide Rivers is an awesome surf instructor. First of all, he's just a really great guy. Friendly, professional, funny. But more importantly, he's a pro at his job. He takes you out to a beach that not many people know about, so you have lots of room to safely learn how to surf. It's shallow and there aren't a lot... More 

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers to the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Rivers to the Sea, and helping others understand what to expect. Your review is greatly appreciated, and we hope you come back to Maui soon! Warmest Aloha, Tide More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Booked this tour for my 12 year old twin boys and could not have been happier. They had an amazing time both surfing and chatting with the instructor -Tide. We were so impressed with Tide's enthusiasm and knowledge and would highly recommend Rivers to the Sea to all.

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers to the Sea, responded to this review

I have been meaning to say "mahalo," for taking the time to review Rivers to the Sea. It is greatly appreciated, and I look forward to taking the boys surfing again sometime! Warmest Aloha, Tide More 

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