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Soul Surfing Maui

3993 Maalaea Bay Place, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
(808) 870-7873
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Ranked #3 of 24 activities in Wailuku
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Description: Brian DeCook offers first rate personalized surfing adventures around Maui for all levels.
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Carmel, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The surf lesson with Brian was absolutely a wonderful family experience! Brian was great with the kids and all five of us were actually surfing! My children (5, 8, 11) thought this was the best thing we did on our trip! Highly recommended!!!!

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South River, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Me, mt wife and two of our friends took lessons from Brian at Soul Surfing on our most recent trip to Maui. We did the small group lesson, which I highly recommend. So it was the four of us plus Brian. That's it!! Brian goes over the basics of surfing on land and you are in the water within 10... More

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It was so incredible to see the kids (18) and (16), get up their very first time!! Brian had all the equipment, shirts and booties that made the experience even better! Brian gave great instructions in a fun, easy way! I loved the CD he makes too!!! All the pictures have the "Thousand Peaks" in the background and are worth... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

If you are looking for a more personalized surf lesson on Maui, then Brian is your guy. I set up a lesson for my wife and 7 year old daughter during spring break. Brian went the extra mile to make sure we had a great surfing experience! He takes the time to find the right spot with ideal learning waves... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We had a fabulous time! My family (ages 49, 40, 9 & 8) had never surfed and my boys are tiny little guys who, while very confident in the water, are not what I would call strong swimmers. All of us were up and surfing first time and having a blast from the beginning of the lesson to the end.... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Brian was recommended to me by a friend and he was a fantastic instructor. He gave us some great basic instructions and got one of us up on our first try! We were only in Maui for a short time otherwise I would have booked more lessons, I was so impressed with how much we learned in just 90 minutes!... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Awesome experience! Brian is a great instructor and everyone was able to enjoy the lesson and catch some waves. He was able to work with us in a small group (ages 29-51) and individually to match our varying ability and comfort levels. Highly recommended!

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Napa, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Brian came to us highly recommended by another family. He was easily reached via email and also by text. He met us at a nice beach conveniently located near us. We were first timers and our surfers included myself, a 48 yr. old mom, and two 11 year old boys. Brian brought everything we needed, including protective shirts, a chair... More

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Toronto, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

If you're like me, you only get an opportunity to surf once a year at most. Needless to say, i get rusty. So this being my 3rd year surfing with Brian, he understood that a few tumbles were needed to shed my rust. He was calm and patient, and sure enough, after a few wipeouts, he had me back up... More

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Brunswick, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Brian helped us with our whole Maui trip planning including where to stay, what groups to arrange activities with (such as scuba and skin diving, hiking, biking, etc) as well as providing careful personal surfing lessons. I have tried to learn surfing through books, videos, and thru other instructors, but Brian's methods and explanations were very much tailored to my... More

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