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Address: 2400 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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+1 808-651-6032
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Kauai Surf School offers Group, Private surf lessons, and Surf Clinics...

The Kauai Surf School offers Group, Private surf lessons, and Surf Clinics daily at the Kiahuna Beach in Poipu.

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Great instruction and really nice people!

In early June my kids (12 and 9) did a semi-private 1 hour lesson. Their instructor was fabulous! He picked out a spot that wasn't intimidating to my kids and helped them be... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2015
MinG000
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suburban Chicago

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suburban Chicago
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Reviewed August 21, 2015

In early June my kids (12 and 9) did a semi-private 1 hour lesson. Their instructor was fabulous! He picked out a spot that wasn't intimidating to my kids and helped them be successful. They rode waves to shore many, many times during the hour. It was absolutely the highlight of their trip (and ours too). It was well worth... More 

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2 Thank MinG000
Park City, Utah
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

I signed up for a lesson after seeing all the fun people were having. From my first phone call everyone I interacted with was super nice. The instructor was patient and made sure the other kid in my group got up. It was a blast! Sign up on-line and you might score a free hat :-)

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1 Thank SueMB23
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Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

My two kids and I took a surf lesson on our last day of stay in Kauai. They were great and very patient. We actually managed to stand up on our boards a few times and enjoy surfing.

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1 Thank Afshin Y
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Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

My 8 and 11 year old girls loved learning to surf and their instructor, Curran, was knowledgable and encouraging. They signed up for a group lesson, but there was only one other student, so the lesson felt private. The surf school meets at the surf shop next to Brennecke's at Poipu beach and you are taken to the beach next... More 

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1 Thank 63colinh
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Reviewed August 5, 2015

I booked this for our three teenagers - 18 & 15 yr old boys and 12 yr old girl - they had a blast! We were met by the instructors, driven to the beach, where the instructors provided rash guards and boards. Due to the size of the group, my three kids were with one instructor - Curran (sp?). He... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

This was an awesome experience! The class size is kept to 4 per instructor, so you'll get more personal attention and advice. I had doubts that I could actually stay on the board, but because of the great instructor my husband and I had no problem!

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1 Thank seathew0rld
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Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

I booked my husband and daughter for their first ever surf experience with Kauai Surf School during our vacation. They were provided with rash guards and beginner boards and received some quick instruction on the beach, then headed for the water. I booked a regular lesson with four students and one instructor. The instructor was kind and enthusiastic. Each student... More 

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1 Thank Lovinphelan
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Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time with these guys! Me and my wife both took the lessons and we were up in five minutes. They were super friendly and positive and provided an awesome experience!

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1 Thank TaylorHouse
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Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Thank you to Kyle for providing a great surf lesson. You could tell his priority was to actually teach you to surf and not just stand up. We appreciate the enthusiasm and helpful tips. It was a great lesson.

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2 Thank AEJeffries
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Reviewed April 24, 2015

Kyle gave us a really great lesson. My teenage daughter never thought she'd like surfing, and at the end of the class was up on the board and having a great time. We took a group lesson and Kyle gave us a good heads up of what to expect on the beach, then coached us individually in the water. Loved... More 

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