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Island Style Adventures

2435 Kaanapali Parkway - on the beach, Whaler's Village Shopping Center, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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USD 88.54*
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Group Surf Lesson
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USD 104.17*
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Stand-Up Paddle Board Lesson
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USD 125.00*
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Semi-Private Surf Lesson
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We are located at The Whaler's Village Shopping Center in Kaanapali. A booth on the boardwalk near the ocean. We are adjacent to Leilani's on the Beach Restaurant. Look for the booth that says "Maui Dive and Surf" and "Island Style Adventures"....we're the surf instructors in the yellow shirts! We are locally owned and take pride in offering a 5 star experience, we boast the smallest student:instructor ratio of 3:1 on the island. With service being our number one priority (actually second to safety), our personable staff that are Lifeguard and CPR certified, will ensure that you have the time of your life. Be careful though, you just might become one of the many returning guests that become "family" to us! Can't wait to have you join us for some serious fun in the sun!
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2435 Kaanapali Parkway - on the beach, Whaler's Village Shopping Center, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I booked the Stand Up Paddleboard lesson in Ka'anapali. I'm writing because of two issues we experienced with our instructor. Issue #1 There was no lesson. This was my gf's first time paddle boarding (just my 2nd) yet our instructor provided virtually...More

Thank Matthew H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Majorly impressed with ISA! My entire family (wife, two daughters, son, and myself) took stand up paddle board lessons yesterday and we had a great time. The experience with Steven and Nick was so good that my 9 year old son, 12 year old daughter,...More

Thank Geoff A
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

My wife and I took a lesson on our honeymoon 2 weeks ago. We had Peter as our instructor and had an awesome time. Out of all the activities we did over our 2 week trip this lesson was in our top 2 for favorites....More

Thank Casey C
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

I had a great time during my two hour surfing lesson with Island Style Adventures. The two guides were very friendly and helpful while instructing my group on the basics of surfing prior to sending us out in the water and kept providing helpful advice...More

Thank Tyler M
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had a group of kids with varying degrees of experience. We did 2 different lessons to make sure that the kids got the most of out if. The quality of the instruction was excellent as all kids, even the first timers, were able to...More

Thank ScubaLee69
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Such a fun time! Had the 8am class and had a 2:1 class instructor ratio. Great hands on coaching and plenty of time to catch waves. Was able to pop up and ride right away!

2  Thank Jordan W
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Matías was a great instructor. He was organized and professional, and 100 percent focused on my learning. I couldn't believe the quality of the photos, either. I never buy pictures, but this I was an exception. So glad another reviewer reminded me to bring cash...More

3  Thank peakaytea
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Took my 13 daughter for surfing lessons while vacationing in Maui. Had the opportunity to use Island Style Adventures for a semi-private surf lesson with Peter. Peter was so patient and clear with his explanations. Spent a good amount of time reviewing safety lessons and...More

1  Thank Ken B
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Jeri D, Owner at Island Style Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Awesome! We love Pete too 😊🏄🏻Glad you had a great time! Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had an amazing time during our first surf lesson with Geoff at ISA. I was doubtful I'd even be able to get up once, but with Geoff's instruction and patience, my husband and I were both successful many times during our two hour session....More

2  Thank elgillespie
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Jeri D, Owner at Island Style Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Glad you had a great time! Thank you for mentioning our small 3:1 group ratio! Mahalo!

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

I tried 2 different surf school in Maui, and this one proved to be very professional and the only one with a ratio student/teacher of 1:3 (vs usual 1:6). It makes a big difference having 1:3... and it's worth it. Great coaching and tips. Highly...More

1  Thank Ric F
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Jeri D, Owner at Island Style Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Mahalo for your review! Thank you for appreciating our efforts of professionalism and safety! We do take pride in being the surf school with the smallest group ratio on the island (if not the state of Hawaii)! It was our pleasure to be of service...More

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