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Address: 75-5995 Kuakini Hwy, Pottery Terrace, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2144
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+1 808-334-0033
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:30
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Surf lessons, stand up paddle lessons and guided tours - for beginners and...

Surf lessons, stand up paddle lessons and guided tours - for beginners and experienced surfers - with the best instructors on the Big Island! We surf twice a day, seven days a week. Book your adventure today!

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My husband got a private lesson yesterday (4/13/17), and is now hooked on surfing! As long as you listen to the instruction you're given, you'll do great. The instructor was... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Rebecca B
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Kirkland, United States

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Kirkland, United States
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

My husband got a private lesson yesterday (4/13/17), and is now hooked on surfing! As long as you listen to the instruction you're given, you'll do great. The instructor was knowledgeable, and had him in a separate area as most other surfers, resulting in many more runs than everyone else got in during the same time span. He would "highly... More 

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Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

This morning (February 10th, 2017) I tried surfing for the first time with Kona Mike's Surf Adventures. Overall this was a great experience that I would recommend to anybody even mildly interested in learning to surf. I started the morning by checking in at Kona Mike's Shop, maybe a mile from the beach just off one of the main roads... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

You meet at the shop for some basic safety prep, and then head to the bay for the hour-long lesson. We had a semi-private lesson, so 4 of us with 2 teachers. The teachers were very attentive and engaging. The bay has mild, slow, and long-lasting waves, perfect for beginners. Lauren, who helped set things up, also took photos of... More 

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Ottawa
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had surf lessons on January 4, 2017. Mike, Lauren, Donna and the rest of the crew were very professional. It was the first surf lesson for each of my four daughters, ages 8, 11, 12 and 15. They has a fantastic time with their semi-private lessons. I would suggest booking early in your vacation as you may need to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I am age 59, never surfed, but boy did I have fun. Spent a lot of time in the water, but met my goal of getting up and having at least a couple of rides! Kona Mike has a little shop near town where they cover some of the basic safety aspects on land, and of course, a simple “how... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

My 12 and 13 year old wanted to learn to surf so our travel agent recommended this while we were on the big island. Kona Mike's was easy, reasonably priced, and super friendly. My children enjoyed this so much we squeezed in another lesson on the fly before our plane left several days later. I know we were lucky in... More 

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Thank Justin M
Centralia, Texas
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72 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

My teens had a blast. The instructors were patient with my nervous teen and let my daredevil do more. For me, the real plus is that my kids were able to learn in a safe cove that's popular with several surf schools. Then I was more comfortable with them returning for the next few days, renting boards from another vendor,... More 

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Thank TXStellaGirl
New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and myself enjoyed the session with Lahiki and both did it and gained confidence. Also appreciate Mike's photography and the kindness of the crew. Recommended:)

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Thank omritb
Sao Paulo, SP
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Surfing is my life, so when I signed my wife up for lessons with Mike and Lahiki, expectations were high! She stood up on her first (and 30 other) times, and, more importantly, loved her intro to surf culture as Lahiki and Mike treated her as a true local :) I even got some tips and pointers for my own... More 

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Thank Fsgouvea
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I had an amazing lesson with Larry. He gave very clear personalized instructions that made surfing surprisingly easy and very fun. I would highly recommend Kona Mike's Surf Adventures.

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