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Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy

113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
+1 808-276-7873
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Great experience

The instructor worked with everyone individually, so you take turns surfing. The individual... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JennZ74
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Macomb
Crowded

There were way too many people crammed into a small space trying to learn how to surf. Not only... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
b l
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Vancouver, Canada
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
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+1 808-276-7873

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Reviewed yesterday

The instructor worked with everyone individually, so you take turns surfing. The individual attention was really helpful and everyone in our 'class' was able to stand up. The max class size is 5, so we each were able to get numerous opportunities.

Thank JennZ74
Reviewed 3 days ago

There were way too many people crammed into a small space trying to learn how to surf. Not only were surfers flying everywhere, the wait time between rides was way too long. Spent lots of time idle on the sides. We were there for spring...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My son and I took the beginner surfing lesson with Royal Hawaiian on our trip to Maui. The instructors were patient and fun to work with, they provide a full set of gear including booties and rashguard shirts (a big plus as surfing requires a...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow booked a private surf lesson for my wife and the staff were great in getting us started and the young man that provided the lesson Keiko was great...super young man who was patient, knowledgeable about the history, safety and the fun associated with surfing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend Royal Hawaiian to all ages. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. The surf instructors have many years of experience and made it very fun to learn.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The instructor was very knowledgeable, patient and encouraging. With his guidance, I was able to catch quite a few waves!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us took lessons and allows ot up on the surfboard at least once with out falling. Awesome fun. I recommentying it.

Thank Globetreker1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband and I had Tavner as our instructor. He was awesome! He's very positive and upbeat and is very good at teaching the basics before you get in the water and then guiding you once you're out there. One of the highlights of our trip--so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids love this place and the instructors and truly Ohana! Benny and Tavner and Johnny are great Looking forward to my next visit

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a surf lessons with these guys and it couldn't have been better! Professional but relaxed and conversational - perfect for three adults who just wanted to have a go and a laugh. A strong aloha vibe from Marcelo our instructor - legend! Highly...More

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Irbert V
Where do I park on the morning of my lesson?
13 April 2017|
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Response from Paola L | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking and a public lot across the street.
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Jbmurphy5
What is the difference in having my husband and 3 kids sign up for "group lessons" for $300 and private lessons for $400?
30 March 2017|
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Response from Todd B | Reviewed this property |
Group lessons will be with people you likely don't know and private lessons will be just your family and the instructor(s).
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SherryinChicago
How long are lessons?
24 October 2015|
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Response from localsurfing | Property representative |
Aloha, all of our lessons are 2 hours. Starts with skill, safety on the beach and the rest of the time in the water surfing! Hope to see you soon!
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