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Kauai's North Shore Surfing School

5-5075 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-9283
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Had JD teach us so much about surfing and local history. It was a real treat to learn so much... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Jessie S
Calgary, Canada
AWESOME! We did it!!

Our family of 4 - ages 60, 56, 21, and 16 ALL got up on our boards within minutes of Ethan's... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
Double Oak, Texas
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Kauai's North Shore Surfing School provides group and private surf lessons in sunny Hanalei Bay. We now offer Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) lessons as well. Contact us today to book your lesson!
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28 Feb 2017
23 Jun 2016
“AWESOME! We did it!!”
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5-5075 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-9283
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had JD teach us so much about surfing and local history. It was a real treat to learn so much. Much respect and I will be back soon to keep progressing my surfing and learn more about my favorite island.

Thank Jessie S
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Our family of 4 - ages 60, 56, 21, and 16 ALL got up on our boards within minutes of Ethan's instruction. He made it easy to understand....if only we "older people" had better bodies...lol. Regardless, he was attentive and gave us each positive reinforcement...More

1  Thank DoubleOakDoak
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

My kids 12 and 14 had a great lesson today. Ethan was extremely positive and was good teacher. Such a fun experience for my Colorado kids. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I've had Clay as an instructor twice. The first time was the basics and technique. The second was about improving that technique and choosing waves. Clay is patient and informative. He builds your confidence and helps make good choices when learning. There is no question...More

1  Thank Scott N
Reviewed 3 January 2016

My bride of 28 years surprised me and said she wanted to surf on her 50th birthday. Having never done it before I said "ok, lets do it". So after a bit of research we called these guys. Clay was our instructor. Nice young man...More

1  Thank DaveyJ5150
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

These guys are very friendly. Uncle Kenny got us set up after a quick phone call to their booking line for SUP lessons even though we showed up without a booking. Evan was our guide and was excellent! 2 days later we booked in surf...More

2  Thank momr2d2
Reviewed 19 November 2014

This being our third trip out to the North shore it was time to learn to surf. Keo, took the nervous energy and quickly harnessed it into joy. I loved watching with my kids from the beach (perfect spectator spot) as my wife checked a...More

Thank R T
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We had an amazing first time surfing experience with Kauai's North Shore Surfing School. We were 8 girls surfing for the first time, and the instructors where highly experienced, got all of us standing on the first wave we tried. A fun and exciting experience,...More

1  Thank heddamaland
Reviewed 26 June 2014

As first time surfers, we assumed we would probably not get up during our first lesson . Keo had us up on our first wave with very easy and great strategies. We had a blast with Keo-- clearly a great love for surfing, and he...More

4  Thank jenniferlynn_shields
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Surf instructor was professional from the first phone call til the aloha tourist photo pose at the end. $45 included instructor and his helper in the water, board, rash guard, good on shore instruction and then everyone surfed. My 67 year old uncle, 18 cousin,...More

3  Thank Eileenika
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