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Address: 75-5629 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-334-0033
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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!

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Amazing day surfing Hawaii

Selected Kona Mike based on other reviews and the total non corporate feel they seemed to give off. Our group of 4 took the private lessons (highly recommend) and were paired up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Rob R
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Sterling, Virginia

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Sterling, Virginia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Selected Kona Mike based on other reviews and the total non corporate feel they seemed to give off. Our group of 4 took the private lessons (highly recommend) and were paired up with Mike himself and another instructor Craig. These guys are great and as promised by the end of the two hours we were riding waves. Could not have... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently took our daughters for a group surf lesson while on vacation in Kona. We booked a couple of weeks ahead, and the process was quick and easy. Compared to the price of most everything else we did in Hawaii, I felt like this was a great value at a little more than $30/hour which included everything they needed.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our whole family, 2-nine year olds, a 13 year old and 40-something Mom and Dad, went surfing for the day with Mike and his crew. I was expecting to get water up my nose and sunburned - but I didn't expect to have so mush fun and to learn a new skill. Mike and his guides take all of the... More 

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Thank sara c
Chandler, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

My four teenagers and I had three lessons with Mike and Lahiki during our week stay on the Big Island. The waves were just the right size for us as beginners and we were even able to start catching a few waves by ourselves on the third day :) Mike and Lahiki were great teachers and were very entertaining while... More 

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Thank Nancy U
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This was a fabulous adventure for the whole family. Lauren, Mike and Lihiki taught us all the skills we needed with confidence to surf. Without a doubt one the the Top things to do while in Hawaii. I was timid at first , really not sure if I wanted to do it.... But Mike and Lihiki made the experience so... More 

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Thank Crystal S
Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

My daughters took their first lesson through Kona Mike's They had an awesome time, and their instructor Mike was patient, encouraging and overall awesome. They enjoyed every minute of their experience and would do it again in a heartbeat.

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Thank Susan H
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

My wife and I decided to book Kona Mike on our visit to The Big Island and having seen that almost every single review was"Excellent" we hardly bothered to look at other companies. We were both trying surfing for the first time and so we wanted to book someone who was rated very highly. We booked a semi-private lesson which... More 

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4 Thank Simon B
Fayetteville, United States
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62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Mike is the best surf teacher on the islands! He taught my 14 yr old twins to surf the 6 footers with confidence within an hour! He spent time explaining how to read the waves, how to understand other surfers, how to respect the water, the sport, and each other.

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1 Thank Marty M
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Our three teenage boys had a great time surfing with kona Mikes crew! They had three days of lessons and they were surfing on the first day It was the highlight of the trip for the boys.

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Thank tangerine555
New York
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Went with my wife on our honeymoon to experience surfing as beginners. We both ride a few waves in and were very surprised. Fantastic friendly staff! Photographer takes pictures while you surf.

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Thank Seth H

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