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Expert instructors and professional surfers teach you to ride a wave on your first lesson! We accept all skill levels from first time non swimming surfers to intermediate and advanced surfers looking to improve their surfing or just looking for...more
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505 Front St, Located in the Shops at 505, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
+1 808-400-6747
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was totally awesome. Sister and I loved it. Not only were Josh and Tanner very knowledgeable instructors, but they were very friendly and made the experience really incredible. One I will never forget. The feeling of standing was amazing. Wiped out a lot and...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 1 week ago

AMAZING!!! Highly recommend. Professional, knowledgeable and very friendly teacher. They also have a wonderful photographer. I would recommend to anyone interested in learning how to surf.

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Thank heatherccaldwell88
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time to this surf school first with our kids and this time we brought our friends. It is a blast! Everyone there is so good at helping you through the process and making you feel comfortable learning a new sport. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Josh really helped us to take the first steps, or should I say the first Rides? Great experience. Would recommend this place to everyone who wants to feel the adrenaline of riding a wave.

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Thank bernardwolters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff has the most amazing technique for first timers and beginners. Kevin and Jedi truly make it a great fun day. The bigger the group, the more fun. Advanced training from Royal Hawaiian can easily be customized with a phone call.

Thank 426spencerm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My 8 year old daughter got a private lesson and was able to surf right away. She had a blast with her instructor and we got some great photos. Totally worth it and I would recommend using them if you want to surf!

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Thank RickyGrand
Reviewed 10 September 2018

While we were excited to go surfing, we were a little hesitant after Hurricane Lane had just passed. However, this was on our bucket list and it should be on yours too. When the lesson first starts, they provide you with the rash guards and...More

1  Thank Chris_Ashley919
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I had never surfed before but always wanted to try. I found some free time in my schedule so I called around to a few places early in the morning to see if I could get a same day lesson. Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy made...More

1  Thank stevisue51
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Myself and my two daughters took a semi-private lesson with instructor Josh and we had the most fantastic time (never surfed before in our lives) we all go up by ourselves with the awesome and professional coaching by Josh! Would definitely recommend this surfing company!...More

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1  Thank Waterbuffalo097643
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Josh wAs amazing instructor from 9-60 yes ol afe. We all nailed it the first time. I definitely would recommend him a

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Elaine K
10 July 2018|
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Response from RHSAcademy | Property representative |
Aloha and thank you for your question! We have a minimum requirement age for our group lessons(10yrs old) but we can be flexible with age on a private lesson. A group lesson consist of up to 5 students per one instructor. A... More
4 June 2018|
Response from localsurfing | Property representative |
We are located right in Lahaina town, about 5-10min walk from the harbor area. Our group rates are 75$ per person but if you give us a call, we can give you a family rate! You can also check out our website! Mahalo Nui
Ravitej S
2 November 2017|
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Response from localsurfing | Property representative |
Cancellations: Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather and other unforeseen circumstances, such as... More