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Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy

113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
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Best time while in Maui!!!!

We started out going for paddle boards but they suggested surfing lessons due to the surf. I'm so... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2012
Kevin L
,
Portland, Oregon
We had a blast!

My daughters (ages 13 and 10) and I had Mike W. for our instructor. He was terrific! I had surfed... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2012
NaniAnuenue
,
Richmond, Virginia
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Expert instructors and professional surfers teach you to ride a wave on your first lesson, then help you improve, fast! First time surfers and athletes looking to improve performance are welcome.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
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Reviewed 13 September 2012

We started out going for paddle boards but they suggested surfing lessons due to the surf. I'm so glad we did. 2 kids and my girlfriend and I had a great time!!!! All were able to get up on the board after a short beach...More

Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed 10 September 2012

My daughters (ages 13 and 10) and I had Mike W. for our instructor. He was terrific! I had surfed once 16 years prior and my daughters never had. All three of us were riding waves into the shore. We paid extra for a private...More

Thank NaniAnuenue
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Reviewed 8 September 2012

Josh was our instructor and he was great. My boyfriend and I had a bet to see who could surf first in our semi-private lesson. I won, but it was because Josh was such a great teacher. He answered every question I had and was...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2012

Lucas was great and accommodating for providing weekly rentals to enjoy the waves outside of the Marriott.

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 5 September 2012

Taylor was really patient, helpful, and a great instructor today. My husband caught his first wave all the way to the shore, captured on video and lots of pictures. What a great experience and memory of our vacation in Maui. Mahalo and Aloha!!

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Reviewed 4 September 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed this experience. Never having surfed, paddle boarded or even boogie boarded, I was nervous about learning how to surf. The instruction was great! They start you out on land and teach you an easier way to ride the waves than the traditional...More

Thank Maggie H
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Reviewed 31 August 2012

Our instructor Tavner was incredible!! We had so much fun and each of us ( 4 in total) were able to have plenty of time to practice our newly skilled surf moves. I was the least skilled of the group but with Tavner's encouragement, I...More

Thank Msau1234
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Reviewed 31 August 2012

We had an awesome time learning how to surf from our instructor Tavner. Everything in the lesson was easy to understand and we stood up on our first tries! Definitely recommend this surfing school to anyone who is in the Lahaina area. Karen & Jon

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Reviewed 30 August 2012

If you do anything on Maui involving getting into the ocean, it should be to take a surf lesson from Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy with Kea as your instructor. I booked my lesson a few months in advance and had to change it once but...More

Thank MSmith44
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Reviewed 28 August 2012

I did surfing lessons here with my siblings and cousins. It was so amazing. This was our first time surfing and our instructors, Taylor V. and Matt P., were the best! I would definitely recommend this attraction. It was worth the cost and time. This...More

Thank emThegem13
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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
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Irbert V
13 April 2017|
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Response from Paola L | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking and a public lot across the street.
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