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Address: 2400 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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+1 808-651-6032
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08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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The Kauai Surf School offers Group, Private surf lessons, and Surf Clinics...

The Kauai Surf School offers Group, Private surf lessons, and Surf Clinics daily at the Kiahuna Beach in Poipu.

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Worth every penny!

A friend and I took a lesson from Alan and he rocks! He spent a lot of time on our land lesson and we both got up the first time. He seems truly interested in what he does and in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
debnahant
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Boston

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Boston
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend and I took a lesson from Alan and he rocks! He spent a lot of time on our land lesson and we both got up the first time. He seems truly interested in what he does and in getting to know his customers. We took an 8:00 a.m. lesson; there were just the two of us and no... More 

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four (kids ages 8 and 5) had a 1.5 hour lesson with Alan. Great guy and terrific instructor. He broke everything down very simply and, other than the 5-year-old who was being stubborn, we all had great success in the water.

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Thank ChristyEllen212
Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time surfing and I am very glad that I decided to go with the Kauai Surf School. I went along with my dad, who also had never surfed before, and were joined by another father/daughter pair. Our instructor, Kyle, was awesome. He was very nice and informative; you could tell he knew what he was talking... More 

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Thank mgwalker8
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Alan is not only a great surf instructor but just a great human being. Our family of 4 with 9 and 8 yo were a bit hesitant to start but made us feel relaxed and in the moment right away. All of us rode waves and my 9yo daughter got up on her first try! Alan is amazing. A must... More 

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Snohomish, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

My first trip to Hawaii and I gotta at least try surfing, right? It was awesome!! With Asher as our instructor, how can you not stand up on your board at least once. Both my husband and I were able to stand on our third wave. (We're both in our 50's.) I didn't have the endurance to last the entire... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was my first surf lesson and I opted for the private lesson. The location was perfect in a sheltered and relatively shallow part of the beach. My instructor Kyle was a great teacher who was patient and explained everything really well. After one failed attempt I was up and catching waves for the rest of the lesson. Kyle made... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had a great time learning to surf. This is a definite must do when in Kauai. The instructors are really friendly and extremely patient. It was tons of fun.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was my first time surfing and I had a blast. My instructor was the best. I feel so badly that I can't remember his name but he was incredible. He was so patient and explained everything so well that we were both standing by the end. I don't think that would be possible with another instructor. I loved this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great semi-private lesson with Kyle. We had just come off learning to surf in Maui and he knew the break we had surfed and did a fantastic job of explaining the differences and providing instruction for success at Poipu. He was patient and enthusiastic and we would absolutely go back for additional lessons.

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Princeville, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Love this surf school. Instructors are fabulous. A must-do experience if you come to Kauai -- so much fun!

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