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Learn to Surf

5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108
+1 808-826-7612
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Great instructors

I had taken an lesson previously and not even gotten up on the board. This time, I was up by the... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Blake S
Great lessons for the whole family

My 8 yr old boys, 11 year old daughter and I had a great surf lesson from Cliff. Really... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
John H
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5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108
+1 808-826-7612

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had taken an lesson previously and not even gotten up on the board. This time, I was up by the third wave. The instructors were great and everyone in our group had a fantastic time.

Thank Blake S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My 8 yr old boys, 11 year old daughter and I had a great surf lesson from Cliff. Really appreciated how he covered safety before the actual surf lesson. We had a great time - would definitely recommend.

Thank John H
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had no experience and wanted to learn to surf on our last day in Kauai. Cliff was punctual and brought boards and shirts for us. We appreciated the safety tips and teaching method, which began on the board in the beach, then the shallow...More

Thank BlushingBride99
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Wanted to learn to surf. Great way to do it. Really enjoyed the instructor, though it definitely is a local's experience. Would recommend them highly, but have to be flexible on timing, followup and have low expectations with their process & formality. he was very...More

Thank TravNEXTplace
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My teens (14 and 16) took a 90 minute semi-private lesson and enjoyed every minute of it. They have had only one other lesson (on Cumberland Island on the East Coast), and this lesson was by far the best. They received land instruction from Nephi...More

Thank Bluewater777
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The instructors were great and worked with everyone in the group to make sure each person got the attention they needed to get up on a board. By the end of the lesson everyone was riding waves on their own. They were very easy to...More

Thank szarowr
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

These guys really know how to work with beginners. At 54 years I should be a pretty challenging project, but Cliff had me standing on my third or fourth try. He and Nefi show great patience and emphasize taking things slowly, carefully, and mastering fundamental...More

Thank Spunkysausage
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Visiting Kauai and needed a surf lesson on the east side. Nefi was super easy to work with and did a great job with the teen and 40 year old in our group! He text us with a location the day before (near the airport)...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome time, very interactive kids had a blast and we are already booking our next lessons! The kids both got up even my daughter who tried for the first time and they were very encouraging as she initially wasn't going to try it and by...More

Thank galldogg
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My 14 and 13 year old loved their lesson with Cliff! Found them here on Trip Advisor and was truly pleased. Felt odd booking them over the phone with no deposit or credit card but these guys were true to their word. We showed up...More

Thank Danielle A
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How much are the surf lessons? Is there a website?
22 September 2016|
Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I believe the lesson was around $50 and we tipped them a little extra for letting my husband hop on a board for a bit. I don't think they have a website. You just call and leave him a message and he'll either call you back... More
Hi! We will be coming to Kauai in early March and have 3 teenagers who want to surf a lot on our trip. They have each surfed maybe 6x in the last 5 years but I would not consider them intermediate surfers. What part of the island will be most ideal for their skill level at that time of year? Thanks in advance!
12 September 2016|
Response from Turk444 | Reviewed this property |
Hey really depends on the year and can even change from day to day. I was near Kapaa when I went with Learn to Surf. They will do their best to find a beach with the best conditions for that particular day