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Waves Hawaii Surf School

Open today: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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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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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Kalama Park, Kihei, Maui, HI
+1 808-879-4525
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All reviews semi private lesson great instructor excellent photos group lesson kids and adults whole family learned how two hour lesson great shots kalama park super fun learn how skill level these guys two hours lots of fun first timers
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waves was recommended by our hotel. They operate out of a step van in Kalama Park in Kihei. They had an easy to use online booking system. The liability waiver may also be completed online prior to the lesson. Today, Nov 25th 6 of us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TimothyL323
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great personalized instruction! My daughters loved the experience and we were well taken care of by the team. Highly recommend this group.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NorthStar33930018383
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of our most memorable moments on the island. Sasha was a phenomenal instructor. We spent about 15 minutes in the park going through stuff and then headed to the water. The entire family wanted to do lessons and I don't think anyone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelersFromFishers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Usmcvet85
Reviewed 2 November 2018

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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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Annabelle102
Reviewed 25 October 2018

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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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 22 October 2018 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!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank roxib2015
Reviewed 20 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Freedom601121
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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Date of experience: September 2018
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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