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Kona Mike's Surf Adventures

75-6129 Ali'i Dr, Ali'i Gardens Marketplace, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-334-0033
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Ranked #26 of 173 activities in Kailua-Kona
Type: Surf Camps
Owner description: Surf lessons, stand up paddle lessons and guided tours - for beginners and experienced surfers - with the best instructors on the Big Island! We surf... more » Owner description: 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, Instagram, and Twitter! « less
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

OK. I had to try it! I am a grandma and a few weeks shy of 67 years old. I met Mike at the beach, got the scoop and signed up. It was fantastic. Kona Mike's staff were all kind, friendly, skilled and helpful. Hey, I did it, and have pictures to prove it.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

My daughter and I had semi-private lessons with Logan. Neither of us had been surfing before. We had a blast. Logan really paid attention to what we were doing (right and wrong) and got us surfing. It was a highlight of our vacation. Thanks, Logan! I have to agree with another reviewer. This was physically grueling. My shoulders were tired... More

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Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

My daughters (age 13 and 16) had never been surfing and were a little nervous. All the staff was friendly and super helpful. Shaun was an excellent instructor and in no time they were up and having the greatest time. They are now hooked and want us to continue lessons and trips to the coast here in CA. Thanks to... More

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Northern Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I'd never surfed but within about 15 minutes, I was standing on the board. Logan was great and even stayed about 10-15 minutes after the lesson because he wanted to help me catch a final big wave. Overall, it was absolutely worth the cost of a private lesson! One more thing: All that paddling is hard on the shoulder muscles.

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Shalimar, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Semi-private lesson -- two kids w/one instructor. Fuzzy was the best! Well-organized and efficient operation...no wasted time. Great instruction had them surfing in on time. The bay used for the lessons is perfect -- great waves for learning and excellent photo-ops for moms and dads. The only issue was finding the "shop." The tent is located in the Ali'i Gardens... More

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Lebanon, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Did a group lesson with three other people that I didn't now and had a blast. Got up my 4th try! Instruction was clear and safe. They used two instuctors because the current was really strong ( local shops wouldn't even rent boards due to current). Your shoulders will be wasted from paddling, two hours ends up being plenty of... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I did a 2 hour private surf lesson with Logan. We had great conditions and Logan had me up on my first wave. Would definetely use them again.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

The lesson was the right balance of chill and encouraging. Mike was supportive, providing the great pointers and advise. I'd highly recommend a lesson with Kona Mike's.

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Hamilton on
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Mike and Logan were awesome surf instructors. They were patient and informative. They kept with and encouraging us. Highly recommended by both myself an my husband.

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Great, patient instructors - Johnny & Mike made things calm for my girlfriend and I. Can be a bit intimidating, for sure, but with their help we were actually catching waves and learning a lot for the next run. If you're going to try surfing, these are your guys - this is your surf company. PS. Prepare to be sore... More

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