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Learn to Surf

5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108
+1 808-826-7612
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Great surf experience

Visiting Kauai and needed a surf lesson on the east side. Nefi was super easy to work with and did... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Lisa H
Des Moines, IA
via mobile
Fun surfing even for my daughter who didn't want to go

Awesome time, very interactive kids had a blast and we are already booking our next lessons! The... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
Glendora, California
via mobile
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5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108
+1 808-826-7612

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Visiting Kauai and needed a surf lesson on the east side. Nefi was super easy to work with and did a great job with the teen and 40 year old in our group! He text us with a location the day before (near the airport)...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome time, very interactive kids had a blast and we are already booking our next lessons! The kids both got up even my daughter who tried for the first time and they were very encouraging as she initially wasn't going to try it and by...More

Thank galldogg
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My 14 and 13 year old loved their lesson with Cliff! Found them here on Trip Advisor and was truly pleased. Felt odd booking them over the phone with no deposit or credit card but these guys were true to their word. We showed up...More

Thank Danielle A
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Nefi was the main person I communicated with and he was very helpful. Cliff was our instructor and he was patient and excellent teacher. He had my husband and two girls up and surfing in an hour. They had a second lesson with Cliff and...More

2  Thank Cecilia E
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We paid for lessons for our family, and after practicing the basics of safety and footing, we headed for the waves. Not being a strong swimmer, I was nervous about trying and was reluctant to go in the first place. I had a BLAST!! Our...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Cliff (and Nefi) were fantastic. We booked for two adults and four kids, and showed up with three adults and four kids - no problem. Cliff texted us the morning of our booking to change the location we were to meet him due to the...More

1  Thank aamum
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We lucked out and it was just my dad and I. I had surfed before but Cliff fine tuned things and made it was easier for me. My dad had never surfed and Cliff had him up and surfing some of his first few waves....More

Thank Turk444
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Nefie met us at Wailua Beach where the waves were perfect for us. My 19yr old daughter had surfed before so he was helpful to give her tips. He was very patient with me. I was totally amazed that I was able to get up...More

2  Thank MayB723
Reviewed 30 January 2016

I like to think of myself as an expert sampler of lots of beginners instructors, (since I practice surfing so infrequently, I always go and drop money for a "beginners" lesson.) And Cliff and the Learn to Surf school are by far the best value,...More

1  Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 15 January 2016

If you are searching for surf lessons, I highly recommend this team. We have surfed with Cliff three times now and can't imagine better instructors. The concept of this school is also ideal- they find the best beginner waves for the island that week and...More

2  Thank Moments4Life
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22 September 2016|
Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I believe the lesson was around $50 and we tipped them a little extra for letting my husband hop on a board for a bit. I don't think they have a website. You just call and leave him a message and he'll either call you back... More
12 September 2016|
Response from Turk444 | Reviewed this property |
Hey really depends on the year and can even change from day to day. I was near Kapaa when I went with Learn to Surf. They will do their best to find a beach with the best conditions for that particular day

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