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Kona Mike's Surf Adventures

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Address: 75-6129 Ali'i Dr, Ali'i Gardens Marketplace, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-334-0033
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Description: Surf lessons, stand up paddle lessons and guided tours - for beginners and...
Surf lessons, stand up paddle lessons and guided tours - for beginners and experienced surfers - with the best instructors on the Big Island! We surf twice a day, seven days a week. Book your adventure today! Check us out on Facebook and Instagram!
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Great first surf experience

We had a great time with Logan as our guide for our first surf experience. Mike and his whole crew did a great job. Thanks to all and recommend it highly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had a great time with Logan as our guide for our first surf experience. Mike and his whole crew did a great job. Thanks to all and recommend it highly.

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Pelham, New Hampshire, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My buddy and I took our kids surfing on Saturday morning with Mike and his team. we had a semiprivate lesson ($125pp) rather than general lesson ($99). We had three instructors for the 7 of us... great odds. We spent the first 30 minutes with Lauren as she explained the safety parts of the trip and how to get on/off... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I called around to 3 different shops and liked the vibe of Kona Mike's the best. I signed up for a private lesson, as I have surfed off and on for 15 years and just wanted a local showing me the ropes at a spot I hope to frequent on future trips, as I come here 2x per year. (When... More 

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West Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We frequent Hawaii once in a while. The last time my kids had surfing lessons, it was not with Kona Mike's but with another company. But the time before that was with Kona Mike's. I'm a neutral party when it comes to surfing so I let my kids decide. Asking them which set of instructors they enjoyed more, and which... More 

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Kailua Kona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We had our children and five grandchildren (ages 5 to 11) here for a family visit. One of the highlights of the visit for the grandchildren was their first surfing experience. Mike and his team did a great job, from training to getting the children in the water and comfortable with the board. All five now think they are surfers... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Had a great time learning the surfing basics with these guys. Lauren, Mike and Logan were all super chill and made it a unique and entertaining experience. I went a second time a few days later, they remembered me and got me a board better suited based on our first day. I would definitely go again if I make it... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I asked my girls what they liked the most about our spring break vacation and they both said "our surf lessons ". You had some stiff competition with manta rays, dolphins and whales. Logan was a great teacher. The girls were up surfing right away. When we come back, you'll have a couple repeat customers.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A great time for the kids learning to surf with outstanding instruction from the folks at Kona Mikes. I would highly recommend them !

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Chestertown, Maryland, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Kona Mike's is the BEST! Lauren was so accommodating, Mike took care to let us know the weather was a little iffy before we cam, but by the time we showed up the wind had died down and we had a wonderful lesson. Logan is a terrific, patient, knowledgeable and safe teacher and 'pusher'. My son got up on the... More 

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Cottonwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Love, love, loved the Kona Mike surf adventure. Both my 16-year-old son and 52-year-old husband were first timers. They got up, stayed up, and had a blast doing it. Great!

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Additional Information about Kona Mike's Surf Adventures

Address: 75-6129 Ali'i Dr, Ali'i Gardens Marketplace, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-334-0033
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm

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