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Kauai Surf School

2400 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-651-6032
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First time surfers

Allen was a phenomenal instructor! Three out of four of us had never surfed before and we were all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Calgary, AB
via mobile
Great for beginners!!!

Took a surf lesson with my 7 year old...he got right up on the first try and loved it. We are going... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
San Francisco
via mobile
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The Kauai Surf School offers Group, Private surf lessons, and Surf Clinics daily at the Kiahuna Beach in Poipu.
  • Excellent90%
  • 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I had a great time learning to surf with Kyle even though I definitely was not a natural. Kyle was patient and encouraging- he focused on technique but he was also very personable and chatty when we were waiting for waves. The class was fun...More

Thank Julia N
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I did a surf lesson last week and had a great time. I was in the lesson two other strangers, a father and his young son. I thought the instructor was very helpful and kind. He was patient in teaching us how to surf and...More

Thank MSL-Reno
Reviewed 18 July 2017

My 3 teens and 46 year old from MI had a private lesson. Never having surfed below they received a land lesson and then in the water. The practice on land and level of detail was perfect. Once in the water, the instructor held their...More

Thank JenMiTy
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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