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Waves Hawaii Surf School

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Surf with the best in the world, and one on the only female ran surf schools in all of Maui. Come surf with our Billabong surfer girl Val Frey and her amazing world class surf crew! Welcome to Waves Hawaii Surf and Stand up Paddle School. We are the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Kalama Park, Kihei, Maui, HI
+1 808-879-4525
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked a group lesson through Waves and as luck would have it my wife and I were the only two! Ashley was our instructor and she was awesome. My wife and I both stood up on our first wave. I had doubts I would...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely recommend Waves. I did their 3 day surf camp. Had so much fun & improved with each lesson. The instructors are awesome, patient, funny, and great surfers.

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Thank Annabelle102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I couldn’t think of a better place to learn to surf! Eddie was an excellent teacher and I was able to get up and ride the first wave and had many good rides after that. They are a smaller surf school, which means you get...More

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Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kids 18 & 14 loved it, they were the only two getting the lesson. Saw lots of turtles. Definitely buy the pictures, John does an amazing job!

Thank roxib2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sasha our instructor was very patient and did a great job juggling a middle aged mom and an athletic teen boy! We both got lots of rides and had a fantastic time! Thanks

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Had a one on one lesson with Eddie for my first time surfing. Eddie was awesome, really enjoyed my 2 hours out on the water with him in Kihei. Eddie got me to try different techniques to get up on the board to find what...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Eddy was a great teacher! Learned a lot and would definitely go back to him if needed another lesson.

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Thank adrianne718
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I never write any comment on the web but this time the exception is really worth mentioning my pro instructor for surfing at MWR’s. Inaldo Riviera has shown great professionalism, kindness, patience and has even given for free lessons to my wife and kids. Thanks...More

Thank Alexfromtelaviv
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Just finished an end of summer trip to Maui and had a great experience with Waves. I booked a semi private lesson for my 3 children (ages 7, 7, 10). Our instructor Sasha was outstanding. All my kids were up quickly and this was the...More

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Thank Duswes
Reviewed 21 August 2018

My husband and I came across surfing lessons in Keihi with Inaldo Vieira. He was so patient and fun. My husband was up and surfing in no time. I have strength problems due to a surgery and I was thankful that Inaldo let me surf...More

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26 June 2016|
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Response from WavesHawaii1 | Property representative |
Aloha, about a 5 min drive, into Kihei. Mahalo