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Poipu Beach Surf School

2100 Hoone Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9716
+1 808-652-9590
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First surf steps

Thanks given surf class to my son 10 years old . He enjoyed it everything was perfect. The... read more

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Kauai surfing lesson

My daughter enjoyed her lesson! I recommend. Give parents tips on how best to watch and what to... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
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Poipu Beach Surf School Kauai is owned and operated by professional waterman and former pro bodyboarder Doug Muraoka. Poipu Beach Surf School is committed to providing each of its guests with a safe, fun, friendly surfing experience. Experience and Credentials Doug and his expert staff are all lifeguard trained, CPR certified, local watermen who have been surfing and teaching for years. For your added ocean safety, an official county of Kauai lifeguard station is located right at Poipu Beach in Kauai. Connected to the Ocean Douglas Muraoka was born and raised on the island of Kauai. Doug was raised by his grandparents got introduced to the ocean at an early age because his grandparents were avid fisherman who went fishing five days a week Monday through Friday Doug having no other choice than to go fishing every day at 6 AM spent half of the day at the ocean five days a week. Doug Muraoka Professional Bodyboarder Doug seeing surfers and bodyboarders at the beach he started bodyboarding at 10 years old. Doug picked up on body boarding quick and got his first sponsor which was Poipu Surf and Sport. Doug did local bodyboard contests for years and always made the final's. Doug also qualified for the Hawaii state surfing tournament every year. In 1989 when Doug graduated high school he became a pro bodyboarder and travel mostly to California and Hawaii doing the PSAA bud professional surfing tour. In 1998 Doug won his first pro contest in the drop knee division. As years went on Doug decided to start surfing. Doug loves surfing so much that he surfs 99% of the time now. With his passion for surfing he decided he wants to teach the world to surf so everyone can see how fun the ancient Hawaiian sport of surfing really is. Doug founded Poipu Beach surf school in 2005!
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2100 Hoone Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9716
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Reviewed yesterday

Thanks given surf class to my son 10 years old . He enjoyed it everything was perfect. The instructors was paying attention of everyone .

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter enjoyed her lesson! I recommend. Give parents tips on how best to watch and what to bring as far as seating.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a great lesson for all three of my kids. All of the staff were super. They were friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The only complaint was that the break they used only allowed for a very short ride before they hit the beach. They basically...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My son tried this out on Tuesday and got up immediately! Michael's encouragement and attention to each kid in his group was second to none. He built up their confidence and because of that, they were all surfing in no time. Well worth the time!...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

You guys were so great. Taught us so much and kept us safe. Truly an extraordinary memory. Thank you for an experience of a lifetime.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our kids were up on their boards quickly and had a blast. We had almost as much fun watching. Our 2 girls were nervous but the instructors were patient and encouraging. They helped the kids time when to take a wave and helped them many...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience, perfect for kids! Jordan was a great instructor. We would definitely do it again on our next visit!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The instructors were great help and very friendly. Me and my wife were both armatures and they were able to get us up many times and pretty easily. Would definitely recommend for any beginners looking to try out surfing.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our two teenage kids had a good first surf lesson, and we thought the location was a really good spot for beginners to learn. The instructors were decent, and they stood & helped the kids get prepared for waves in the water. We would definitely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hour and a half of course we pay for INCLUDES moving from the shop to the beach and looking for parking. In our case the parking lot was closed so we had to go further and walk back. We were supposed to have rash...More

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4 June 2018|
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Response from dwitt0716 | Reviewed this property |
The water is deep enough and you won’t hit rocks/coral when you fall off. Just don’t dive or sset off the board.
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