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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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San Jose, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Mike himself gave us a 3-person private lesson. I was doubtful that I'd be able to surf at all without instantly faceplanting, but with the tutorial Lauren gave us at the hut in the Alii Marketplace, Mike's guidance, and a beautiful day, I was standing up instantly. The whole crew is terribly friendly and helpful. I don't think a beginner... More 

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Shanghai
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My daughter, Savannah had a great time surfing with instructors Scottie & Craig. She was able to ride a lot of waves. The first day she came out of the water early as her arms were really tired, but she went back out for the second day. Savannah has taken lessons from several different schools, but she really liked the... More 

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Fredericton, N.B.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

great day, it was fun, organized, and safe. If you are looking for a good place too take surf lessons, Kona Mikes is a perfect choice. Thanks for the great experience, we would go out again anytime!

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Additional Information about Kona Mike's Surf Adventures

Address: 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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