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Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy

113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
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Surf Lesson for Kids 10 and 6

Older kid did a group lesson with Tanner (?) and younger a private lesson with Josh. We went for... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
ajdittrich
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San Mateo, California
Back For A Second Time!

My son loved his surf lesson at Royal Hawaiian so much last year that he asked to have another one... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
paskinss67
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San Carlos, California
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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.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Older kid did a group lesson with Tanner (?) and younger a private lesson with Josh. We went for the 7:45AM lesson in the morning. Both kids loved it, had their pictures taken by the staff and all equipment was provided. Both instructors were patient...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My son loved his surf lesson at Royal Hawaiian so much last year that he asked to have another one this year. Very knowledgeable, personable, and encouraging instructors. Staff photographer took awesome photos of our son surfing. I’m sure we will have a repeat visit...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Hawaiian Academy was fantastic very professional very well-equipped very friendly, highly recommend the early morning start waves were much better and less crowded would definitely do it again

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Reviewed 6 days ago

These guys rock, I would highly recommend getting surf lessons from them and if you burn they have a live plant that will take out the burn!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After visiting several surf shops we chose the Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy because it was the most professional, friendliest and personable. The owner, Kimo Kinimaka, greeted us with a big smile and told us about all his kids and one of his sons is also...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the instructor was great, it was not an overall positive experience. There were too many companies holding lessons in a very small strip of beach. On top of that it was not safe - - we were surfing over huge rocks in very shallow...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got a private lesson for our 11yr old and a group lesson for our 14yr old. The staff were very professional and I felt the kids were in safe hands. Both got up on the boards without difficulty. I would highly recommend this surf...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend surfing lessons with Royal Hawaiin Surf Academy! Our instructors Likaika and Tavner are the best!! They are patient with beginners and explain the process in detail and in a way that everyone can understand. Will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took kids, ages 7, 9 and 12 and myself- we had Marcelo, Benny, and Sierra as instructors. All were awesome and the kids loved it!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Josh was amazing with my 12 and 14 year olds. They both got the most out of their time with him. I'm sure they will always remember their first surfing experience.

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Ravitej S
2 November 2017|
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Response from localsurfing | Property representative |
Cancellations: Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather and other unforeseen circumstances, such as... More
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Irbert V
13 April 2017|
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Response from Paola L | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking and a public lot across the street.
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