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Address: 113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
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+1 808-276-7873
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07:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

Expert instructors and professional surfers teach you to ride a wave on...

Expert instructors and professional surfers teach you to ride a wave on your first lesson, then help you improve, fast!

First time surfers and athletes looking to improve performance are welcome.

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Wow booked a private surf lesson for my wife and the staff were great in getting us started and the young man that provided the lesson Keiko was great...super young man who was... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were way too many people crammed into a small space trying to learn how to surf. Not only were surfers flying everywhere, the wait time between rides was way too long. Spent lots of time idle on the sides. We were there for spring break. In addition, we paid for professional photos that were sub par. The camera man... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and I took the beginner surfing lesson with Royal Hawaiian on our trip to Maui. The instructors were patient and fun to work with, they provide a full set of gear including booties and rashguard shirts (a big plus as surfing requires a fair bit of paddling even at this basic level) and all 6 of us students... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow booked a private surf lesson for my wife and the staff were great in getting us started and the young man that provided the lesson Keiko was great...super young man who was patient, knowledgeable about the history, safety and the fun associated with surfing my wife is still excited about the lesson..

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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recommend Royal Hawaiian to all ages. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. The surf instructors have many years of experience and made it very fun to learn.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The instructor was very knowledgeable, patient and encouraging. With his guidance, I was able to catch quite a few waves!

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western new england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us took lessons and allows ot up on the surfboard at least once with out falling. Awesome fun. I recommentying it.

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Pittsburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband and I had Tavner as our instructor. He was awesome! He's very positive and upbeat and is very good at teaching the basics before you get in the water and then guiding you once you're out there. One of the highlights of our trip--so fun!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids love this place and the instructors and truly Ohana! Benny and Tavner and Johnny are great Looking forward to my next visit

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a surf lessons with these guys and it couldn't have been better! Professional but relaxed and conversational - perfect for three adults who just wanted to have a go and a laugh. A strong aloha vibe from Marcelo our instructor - legend! Highly recommend!

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Aberdeen, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second time taking a lesson with RHSA and both times were excellent. We were up on our boards on the first try.

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