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Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy

113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
+1 808-276-7873
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Amazing Surfing Lessons!!!

I did surfing lessons here with my siblings and cousins. It was so amazing. This was our first time... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2012
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Learned to Surf

My wife and I did the semi-private lessons with Mark at Kaanapali. We had a lot of fun and would... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2012
Seth G
Indiana, United States
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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.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208

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Reviewed 28 August 2012

I did surfing lessons here with my siblings and cousins. It was so amazing. This was our first time surfing and our instructors, Taylor V. and Matt P., were the best! I would definitely recommend this attraction. It was worth the cost and time. This...More

Thank emThegem13
Reviewed 27 August 2012

My wife and I did the semi-private lessons with Mark at Kaanapali. We had a lot of fun and would highly recommend them. We did our lesson with Mark and would highly recommend him to anyone else going here. I think surfing is in his...More

Thank Seth G
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Tavner was an awesome instructor. He was very patient and thorough with his instruction. Where you practice is a perfect spot to learn how to surf. Waves aren't big but just enough to give you a good wave to ride. The experience has given me...More

1  Thank phamtastic green
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Royal Hawaiian is perfect for first time surfers of any age. You are greeted by friendly staff and fitted with all the gear you need. The group lessons contain no more than five people to an instructor, so you get plenty of attention and help....More

Thank SarahMadeline1996
Reviewed 19 August 2012

We had 1 surfer and 2 SUP boarders from our family on a very windy morning. TJ (I think name) was great with my son teaching surfers. My son had done only twice before so he did the beginner group lesson again. He was up...More

Thank lvvacations
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Tony from the surf academy had my timid 11 year old on a board and surfing in 45 minutes. He was so patient and kind he stayed and extra 15 minutes to make sure that his last run of the day was a good one....More

Thank NJFamilyofFive
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Johnny P is the BEST! I would definitely recommend surfing here. For a beginner the waves are perfect. It was only my 2nd time surfing, and I learned 2 tricks known as the spinner and the switch-stance! If you are in Maui, I would spend...More

1  Thank Colin S
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Mau and Lucas from the Royal Hawaiian Surf Acadamy were without question the best. My 16 year old son and 13 year old daughter were fortunate to have them as first time surf teachers in Kaanapali last week...and their professionalism and experience got them up...More

2  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 14 August 2012

We were fortunate to have friends tell us "the best surf lessons in Maui are from Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy"! So true! Our instructor, Lucas, was knowledgable and encouraging. Our entire family was up on the first wave..53, 47, 16, and 15 year olds! We...More

Thank Lee K
Reviewed 13 August 2012

Can't say enough about the experience our daughter had taking her first surf lesson. They have a location in front of the Marriott at Kaanapali Beach and everything ran smoothly and as promised. Unless you have a great camera and are an expert, use the...More

2  Thank TwoRetiredOshawans
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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
Irbert V
13 April 2017|
Response from Paola L | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking and a public lot across the street.