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Kauai Surf School

2400 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-651-6032
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Great introduction to surfing...very patient instructor

After a week of watching others learn to surf, my wife & I took the plunge and decided to try...no... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Diego P
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Great instruction, fun time!

My sister and I had a really fun time learning to surf when we were in Kauai. Neither of us had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney S
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The Kauai Surf School offers Group, Private surf lessons, and Surf Clinics daily at the Kiahuna Beach in Poipu.
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  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2400 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-651-6032

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Reviewed 3 days ago

After a week of watching others learn to surf, my wife & I took the plunge and decided to try...no matter how bad we did. We had a great time and got up many times. But, Kyle, our instructor was great teaching, correcting & encouraging...More

Thank Diego P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I had a really fun time learning to surf when we were in Kauai. Neither of us had experience with surfing or any other board sports really, but we both got up on the board and caught some waves! One downside was...More

Thank Sydney S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I have never surfed before, but on our recent trip to Kauai, we decided it was a must try. We had no idea what to expect, but booked a first timer lesson with Kauai Surf School. •We made reservations ahead of our...More

Thank JTF_1977
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Allen was a phenomenal instructor! Three out of four of us had never surfed before and we were all excited & nervous about this new experience. Allen prepared us and took away any fears we may have had by building our confidence and REALLY making...More

Thank CanadaGirl
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Took a surf lesson with my 7 year old...he got right up on the first try and loved it. We are going back tomorrow. Alan was a really good instructor. I’ve done beginner lessons a couple times before (elsewhere) and Alan was by far and...More

Thank Minibarmuncher
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Kauai Surf School is awesome! Allen and Kyle do a terrific job explaining the basics and everything else one needs to know to learn how to surf. Group lessons are very much tailored to your needs and reasonably priced. Even though we didn’t book four...More

Thank Evelyne C
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We spent two days on the beach at Poipu and watched the two schools that do lessons there. We could tell by watching that these guys were the best. Booked a lesson for our two kids and we knew we made the best choice. They...More

Thank Patty R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My husband took the 10am class with Kyle and had a wonderful time. He was concerned because had read some reviews about instructors not being interested and not being worth the money, but he had the totally opposite experience! He had Kyle as an instructor...More

Thank hagmantravels
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and daughters took the 8am session with Kyle. He was extremely informative and had an incredible sense of humor which put them at ease instantly; especially my oldest daughter who has a fear of deep water. Note: water is waist to chest high....More

Thank kjtklax
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Our nine and 11-year-old girls did a group surf lesson here and loved it. It was easy to schedule, the instructor was very friendly and the groups were small. The girls got a lot out of this lesson and advanced their ability to surf exponentially.

Thank Laura M
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Questions & Answers
25 May 2017|
Response from KauaiSurfSchool | Property representative |
Aloha Gerry If you guys can catch your own waves, turn with the wave, and get off the wave when you want then I would say there is not a need for lessons. If any of those actions are an issue a lesson can help build the... More
21 March 2017|
Response from KauaiSurfSchool | Property representative |
Aloha! Swimming is the number one prerequisite. With that said we surf in waist deep water about 40 yards of the sand and your leash will keep your board close to you if you fall off. If you can swim you are fine. But if you... More
12 September 2016|
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Response from Lori E | Reviewed this property |
The North shore, Hanalei Bay. I wouldn't worry to much about finding the right waves for their ability level. We surfed on the bunny waves, yet, a few hundred feet down the shore were bigger waves. I am sure the North shore... More