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1993 S Kihei Rd Ste 12, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7820
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great lesson with Jay, James and Church. Our family of four spent a couple hours learning to surf this morning. Both of our daughter have Autism and are severely effected with language disorders and anxiety. James and Jay did an exceptional job...More

Thank 730brandih
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took the beginner 2-hour lessons with James and his awesome, surfing dog Church. It was my first time on a surf board and James was great with instructions. He was very relaxed and patient. I was able to stand immediately on the first wave....More

Thank divingtraveller14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 5 kids ages 23 down to 9 all took lessons from Church and James. The 9 year old was very reluctant, but James got her out on the board with Church and off they went. "The Cove" was great for these beginners, as well...More

Thank Dalan8675309
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my third surfing lesson ever (I’m a true beginner) and I absolutely loved it. My boyfriend and I went out alone with James and Church (the amazing surfer dog) and had the best time. The price was right for the lessons (about $56...More

Thank ewess90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only wish I found this place earlier in my trip! Great shop hidden across the street from the cove surf beach. Awesome lessons to be had - James is a fantastic instructor for beginners or those with a bit of experience, plus you can...More

Thank Benge88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've rented from the Mana Kai Surf Shack for over 7 years. I've always been greeted warmly and assisted. They've got some of the best rental prices on the island (hence two stars instead of one). However, over the past three weeks, I've experienced some...More

1  Thank S R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Surf Shack for the 2nd time this Spring Break. Their prices seem to be the best around for supplying basic equipment of a surf board, rash guard and booties and lessons for novices. Young, enthusiastic instructions are great with kids. The area...More

Thank KerriD26
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A big shout out to James at the Surf Shack for doing such an awesome job and for being so patient in helping my son to learn to Surf! The customer service was exceptional! Highly recommended!

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Where else can you find a surfing dog? Church (the dog) is a main attraction, and he does surf and if you are lucky you can surf with him. But what meant so much more to me was that when my daughter sustained a slight...More

Thank Tiffany B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Surf Shack in Mana Kai (not the 1993 S Kihei location) is where we booked a kayak/snorkel tour with Kileii kayak. Upon confirming the tour was even happening on Sunday because the guy in the store didn’t even think they had them. Once we paid,...More

1  Thank Kate M
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