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Hawaiian Surfing Adventures

5-5134 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-482-0749
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Great experience

These guys do a great job introducing you to surfing. Hanalei bay is the perfect spot to start... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Portland, Maine
via mobile
Wave riding in Hanalei bay... YAY!

Everyone at Hawaiian Surfing Adventures was great! From check in to shuttle ride to and from the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
via mobile
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5-5134 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-482-0749
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These guys do a great job introducing you to surfing. Hanalei bay is the perfect spot to start with a big range of waves. Scotty was a great teacher - he taught the zen of surfing as well as the key points in a way...More

Thank Teufee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone at Hawaiian Surfing Adventures was great! From check in to shuttle ride to and from the beach (shout out to Mitch), the instructors were genuinely into you having a great wave riding experience....as an older out of shape not very fit first timer I...More

Thank PiperMike2000
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family of 5 (mom, dad and 3 teens) took lessons with Scotty and Pono. Scotty is an excellent surf instructor.....thorough, knowledgeable and patient. Pono was friendly, encouraging and helpful. We had an awesome time surfing, and we all got up several times. Another day...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Both my kids learned how to surf through Hawaiian Surfing adventures. Billy, their instructor, was great! He came to our hotel, The Grand Hyatt Poipu, and taught anyone who wanted how to get up on and stand on the surf board. This was done free...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

I had a great 1.5 hour lesson with Scott. Hanalei is my favourite spot on the island! I lucked out and signed up for a group lesson for 1pm but was the only participant so had a private lesson. Scott provided many helpful tips and...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We rented SUP's for our Kauai trip from these guys & couldn't have been happier. All the staff were super relaxed & friendly.. very helpful & happy to give some local tips and advice. Lynn was great to communicate with during our emails back &...More

Thank Simone S
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Thanks to a dedicated and thorough instructor, Scott, my husband and I had a great 90min session today. Neither of us had been on a board in 7 years, and even prior to that neither of us were good. We are semi competent (at best)...More

Thank LondonGauker
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This will probably be our only trip to Hawaii, and I was so thrilled to have chosen Hawaiian Surfing Adventures for this experience of a lifetime. The staff and instructors were great and accommodating. What started out as a group lesson ended up as a...More

Thank MelvWahl
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took surfing lessons in Costs Rica so last year we just rented boards when we visited Hanalei. It was very frustrating. This year we booked lessons our first day so we could surf the rest of our time here. What a...More

Thank steve p
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My 16 year oldf son and I took two lessons with Hawaiian Surfing Adventures. I'd tried teaching myself earlier in my life and had failed miserably. I saw there cool Austrian military truck outside the Food Land in Princeville and called them. They set us...More

Thank sbmackie
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12 September 2016|
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Response from Todd N | Reviewed this property |
If they don't have local knowledge of the beaches and breaks, then it may be wise to set them up with a lesson first. My girls are beginners and Hawaiian Surfing Adventures knew the entire island, all the breaks, and are... More