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Address: 488 Kahua Pl, Paia, Maui, HI 96779
Phone Number:
+1 808-214-7766
05:00 - 15:00
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Had my first ever surf lesson last Saturday taught by Caleb Rillamas and it was amazing! It had rained the night before and was rainy that day (I was hoping my lesson would not be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Jennifer P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had my first ever surf lesson last Saturday taught by Caleb Rillamas and it was amazing! It had rained the night before and was rainy that day (I was hoping my lesson would not be cancelled). Caleb was very patient and definitely a cheerleader when I needed it (I tend to be hard on myself). I opted for a private... More 

Thank Jennifer P
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Our kids (15 and 11) needed surfing lessons and we stumbled upon Zach on the internet and booked a lesson. We were met at the appointed time and place by Tyler, who provided the kids with a fantastic lesson. Has them up and surfing from the get-go, and eventually rode in with our older boy, who tried to emulate Tyler's... More 

Thank John A
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I had two lessons with Tyler, who was nothing short of great. As someone transitioning from beginner to intermediate, Tyler did a great job at helping me correct my pop-up and posture while on the board. We also worked on increasing my paddle fitness to help me catch my own waves. Definitely worth the price, in terms of quality of... More 

Thank Fernando7676
Kihei, Hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I surfed in the 70s and now that I'm 60 I needed someone familiar with the Maui surf, provide a me a board, and keep me from upsetting the local surf crowd. This was my first time out with a surf instructor and Tyler Larronde was easy going and very helpful in giving me tips on surfing a long board.... More 

Thank sbinak
Canmore, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

After investigating several other surf companies in Maui, my partner called Zack, he answered straight away and set the two of us up with a private 1.5 hour lesson with Shawn. When we met him at the arranged place he was all set up and ready to go. Shawn was a great teacher to someone who has never surfed before... More 

Thank cjsutherland05
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Zack was an awesome instructor who made our first time *trying* to surf an awesome experience. He was very friendly and personable - and tailored the experience to fit us personally. Also - it was just me and my husband and Zack which gave us both numerous chances to try to catch a wave. I'm very glad we went with... More 

Thank Megan M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I just recently visited Maui with my boyfriend and wanted to take surf lessons every day of my trip. Zach came highly recommended by another surf instructor, so I figured he must be the real deal! I spent three days surfing with Zach and not only is he an awesome, stand up guy--I ended up really progressed my surfing skills.... More 

Thank Alex W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Couldn't have asked for a better instructor -he's the best! We all got up our first time he comes highly recommended and exceeded my expectations -you cannot go wrong with Zack!!!

Thank Camilyn M
The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This is our second time with Zack Howard Surf coming out to Maui -- both times my kids got up on first try. We love the Ukumehame Beach location. I would not go anywhere else -- after watching the surf instructors at the hotel, being a former surfer, they are not teaching to stand up correctly. Zack's team does it... More 

Thank Sunnysae
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Zack was fantastic, and the 90 minute surf lesson was a highlight of our time in Maui. Our 12 year old daughter and 10 year old son popped right up after great instruction on the beach. Zack makes it fun right off the bat and keeps that enthusiasm going! Will schedule again when we return!

Thank annie9468

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