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Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea

78-6685 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2409
+1 808-322-4338
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Get SURF LESSONS and RENTALS with Kahaluu Bay Surf & Sea in beautiful Kona, Hawaii. Winner of the 2014, 2015 and now 2016 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence award. Come experience the truly Hawaiian sport of surfing. Our friendly surf instructors teach people of all ages and skill levels how to surf in a fun and safe environment. We also have one of the largest selections of quality Surfboards, Stand Up Paddle Boards, and Snorkel gear for rent on the Big Island. The only surf shop located directly across the street from Kahaluu Bay, one of the best surfing and snorkeling beaches in Kona. So what are you waiting for? Book your surf lesson today!
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78-6685 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2409
+1 808-322-4338
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had blast learning to surf in Kona! Great way to enjoy the local surf and have fun. The instructors were careful, attentive, and very considerate of each person's individual skills.

Thank Ron Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our recent trip to Kona I scheduled my husband for a small group surf lesson for his birthday. He loved it! The staff was very friendly on check-in. My husband was outfitted with a rash guard and booties (protection from the reef). They did...More

Thank mvietmeier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family (myself, my husband and our two children) just returned from the big island and wanted to review Kahalu'u Bay Surf & Sea in hopes of helping others select a surfing school. I spent a long time reading the online reviews for several surfing...More

Thank Buberry
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a GREAT little spot for snorkeling! My 9 year old loved it! & so did I! It's easy to rent snorkeling gear (my daughter brought her own) and there were TONS of gorgeous fish and several wild sea turtles happened along to make...More

Thank 517wendya
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Three of us rented Paddle Boards & equipment for a fun-filled 2 hours! We walked across the street to the ocean bay & got in. The owner of the shop helped us into the water & even carried our boards across the street. For $35...More

Thank ubuibme
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Ben and Tyler we're great! They were patient, helpful, and encouraging from start to finish. The girls loved learning to surf with them. So glad we chose Kahaluu Bay and Surf!

Thank RMLivingston
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had a group of 2 families with 6 kids and 4 adults. We knew we were going to need some "additional help" with an 8 y.o. and the two 10 y.o.'s so we decided to do a combination of private/semi-private lessons for the whole...More

Thank 5Carrolls
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We had an awesome time. I had a bad experience body surfing a long time ago (I nearly drown)... so I was super nervous but Suzie made me feel really comfortable and safe. She really helped us get after it- I stood up multiple times!...More

Thank Springa85
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Ben was fantastic for our first time surfing! My partner got the hang of it really quickly and I took my time but Ben was really patient and encouraging! Definitely got the surfing bug now!!

Thank Stef G
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Dan the instructor was tireless in his enthusiasm and support for the two surfer novices I sent his way. My son was up and surfing in no time and my wife got a bit of her youth back. Jared was awesome in handling the details...More

Thank crazyf0ur
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