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Once in a life time beginner surf lessons which take place five minutes south of LAHAINA and advanced surf lessons which take place right in the heart of Paia. The Rivers brothers and our team of professional, fun & experienced surf instructors...more
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126 Hinau St, Ste A, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1555
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our whole family decided to take surfing lessons while on Maui and Rivers To The Sea was recommended to use by a friend. Needless to say, it was a great recommendation. My kids and wife had a blast and I would recommend it to anyone...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I decided to try surfing for the first time while on vacation this summer. I am so glad I booked with Rivers To The Sea! Our surf instructor was Taylor. He was very clear about communicating where to meet before our lesson....More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Second lesson with this crew. First time was great, this time was even greater. Jason was an awesome instructor, we left feeling much more capable surfers. Jason's appreciation for nature and repect for the ocean was very evident and appreciated. Could not have had a...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Rivers to the Sea is the best!!! Kiva is the best instructor and so much fun. He is a conscientious teacher and so knowledgeable in the water. His passion and love the sport is infectious.

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

If you want to surf in Maui this is the company to use. They were extremely professional, on time and a pleasure to work with. We had a 12 year old and 9 year old that took lessons on two different days with two different...More

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers To The Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

MAHALO for your review of Rivers to the Sea, and for the great feedback about Jason & Kain. We sincerely appreciate it and look forward to next time! With Aloha, Tide

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have been surfing with Kiva for several years now on our yearly holidays in Maui. His surf lessons are amazing and is our entire families favourite thing to do on the island! Kiva is incredible with kids and got our children up on boards...More

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers To The Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Mahalo for the kind words about Kiva and for taking the time to review your Maui surf lesson! It really means a lot to us :). We look forward to surfing with you next time you are on Maui :)! With Aloha, Tide

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Of course, as visitors to Hawaii, we wanted to try surfing. The concierge at our resort recommend Rivers to the Sea, and we had a great experience was excellent -- so much so that we did a second lesson on the morning we (regretfully) had...More

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers To The Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Mahalo for taking the time to review your Maui surf lesson with Rivers to the Sea! It means a lot to us and we look forward to surfing with you when you find yourselves on Maui again :). With Aloha, Tide

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our lesson with Taylor. Communication was great - he found out the morning of the lesson that the surf wasn't good and immediately texted me the new meeting location. Taylor was thorough and kept safety in mind with our land instruction, and...More

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers To The Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your kind words about Taylor and for taking the time to review your Rivers to the Sea Maui surf lesson! It means a lot to us, and we look forward to surfing with you again in the future! With Aloha, Tide

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Awesome ... Absolutely Awesome Surfing Experience!!! Jason Was Especially Sensitive And Attentive To Our Daughters Needs (She Is Deaf) And He Ensured Her Surfing Experience Was Like No Other And She Walked Away In One Piece! My Husband Always Dreamed Of Getting On A Board...More

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Tide R, Owner at Rivers To The Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

THANK YOU for the kind words about Jason and your Rivers to the Sea Maui surf lesson! We are stoked that it was such a wonderful experience for you folks and look forward to surfing with you again in the future! With Aloha, Tide

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Our instructor had all three of our girls (ages 12-18) up and surfing very quickly. They know what they’re doing. Highly recommend.

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