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Big Kahuna Adventures Maui

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Address: 1913 S Kihei Rd Ste C, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7837
Phone Number: 808-875-6395
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Great surfing lesson!

This was our family's first surfing lesson. Dad and three kids (age 7, 10, and 13) had a great time learning to surf! Fantastic teacher Rory. Two hour lesson (included some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Madison, Alabama

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Madison, Alabama
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our family's first surfing lesson. Dad and three kids (age 7, 10, and 13) had a great time learning to surf! Fantastic teacher Rory. Two hour lesson (included some instruction on land before entering the ocean). Big Kahuna provided the rash guards, surf boards, and booties.

Thank CCfromAlabama
Bellevue, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most knowledgable and friendliest surf school ever! Husband and I come out to Maui every two - three years and the other years we go to the other islands. We have learned to surf from the beginning from Big Kahuna in Kihei and return for lessons every time we are in town. This year, we brought our friends to join... More 

Thank aznlily503
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

My daughters ages 17 and 14 loved their surfing lesson. Jesse and the other instructors were friendly and helpful. They were highly skilled and were able to convey information clearly. Rash guards and shoes were very helpful.

Thank Naomi K
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I came to paddleboard with 6 friends. After meeting a staff member in the parking lot, we had to carry the boards down to the beach. It was quite a long walk, and the boards are pretty heavy. The beach across the road from the shop was terrible! There were sharp coral and rocks just under the surface - the... More 

Thank J1e2n3n4y
Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This is the first time I visit Maui. I have a 2 hours stand up paddling lesson with Big Kahuna Adventure. Jesse is my instructor and did an awesome job in teaching me and showed me where I met up a few sea turtles closely. A great time in 2 hours which I would recommend anyone likes to try out... More 

Thank Vickyeast_HK
Santa Rosa, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

My husband and I took surfing lessons with Jesse and Jeffrey and it was SO MUCH FUN! We got all the gear we needed, a great dry land lesson, and we were both surprised to be able to stand up on our very first wave in the ocean. The instructors were very helpful in coaching us to improve our technique... More 

Thank Vida R
Richmond, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Our two children - ages 8 and 11 - recently signed up for a 2-hour surf lesson with Big Kahuna Adventures Maui (Kihei location). Their instructor, Jeremy, was terrific. He gave clear, easy-to-understand instructions and had them up and surfing on their first try! Jeffery, too some great photos which we paid for and took home on a CD. The... More 

Thank StevestonGirl
Saskatoon, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

We had an amazing experience during our two hour lesson with Jesse (he's an awesome instructor, request him if possible - truly loves teaching new people how to surf). We were both able to ride a lot of waves in during the time with him. He really made it a comfortable and easy first time - we will definitely be... More 

Thank ljones08
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our surfing lesson with Jessy! He was very professional and a great teacher + super easy-going and fun! Me (21) and my sister (18) learned not only how to stand up in one lesson but also how to catch a wave by ourselves!! It's not as hard as it appears from the shore! Definitely worth trying!! We... More 

Thank LerafromRussia
Saskatoon, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

A group of us had a surf lesson and most of us got up on our first attempt. The instructors (Rory and Jesse) worked well with us. There was quite the age range of students, a 7 year old, 14 year old and adults. There were also a couple of 20 year olds in the same lesson. The instructions were... More 


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