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Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea

78-6685 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2409
+1 808-322-4338
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Get SURF LESSONS and RENTALS with Kahaluu Bay Surf & Sea in beautiful Kona, Hawaii. Winner of the 2014, 2015 and now 2016 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence award. Come experience the truly Hawaiian sport of surfing. Our friendly surf instructors teach people of all ages and skill levels how to surf in a fun and safe environment. We also have one of the largest selections of quality Surfboards, Stand Up Paddle Boards, and Snorkel gear for rent on the Big Island. The only surf shop located directly across the street from Kahaluu Bay, one of the best surfing and snorkeling beaches in Kona. So what are you waiting for? Book your surf lesson today!
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“group lesson” (24 reviews)
“private lesson” (23 reviews)
“caught waves” (6 reviews)
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78-6685 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2409
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+1 808-322-4338
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"group lesson"
in 24 reviews
"private lesson"
in 23 reviews
"caught waves"
in 6 reviews
"land lesson"
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"riding waves"
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"great instruction"
in 6 reviews
"paddle boarding"
in 11 reviews
"learn how"
in 9 reviews
"great waves"
in 5 reviews
"these guys"
in 19 reviews
"learning how"
in 5 reviews
"two hours"
in 10 reviews
"an absolute blast"
in 4 reviews
"the big island"
in 24 reviews
"fish"
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"beginners"
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"shop"
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Ben C, Owner at Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the waves were not desired for surfing as we had signed up for they were able to accomidate us with the paddle boarding lesson. Really enjoyed our early morning paddle board lesson with suzi. Not only was it a great paddle boarding experience but...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Suzi, my 8 1/2 yr old daughters instructor was awesome! She was very very accomodating as my daughter has a hearing impairment. We did a private lesson. My daughter had an absolute blast and was surfing by the end of her lesson. Highly recommend this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother-in-law and I took the semi-private surf lessons with Isha, and had an amazing experience! This was my first time surfing, and I felt comfortable and confident learning from Isha, who obviously loves what she does and is incredibly knowledgeable about surfing. Everything about...More

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Ben C, Owner at Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo guys! We are glad you liked our little surf shop by the sea. Thanks for the coming surfing with us and for the nice review. Hopefully you will come see us again soon. Aloha

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter was the one that took the surf lesson and said it was really good. She had Chris as her instructor and he reviewed things with her and helped her. She thought he was great.

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Ben C, Owner at Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We think Chis is pretty great too! Thank you so much for choosing our company. We are happy your daughter had a good time learning to surf with us. Aloha

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a group surf lesson, we were a small group of 5 absoulte beginners and went to the sea with two instructors. Everybody was able to stand up and to ride some waves. Instructors were awesome, we learned a lot and also had a...More

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Ben C, Owner at Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo Dirk! It was super nice meeting you the other day. We are stoked that you had a fun time learning to surf with us. If you are on the island for a few more days, be sure to stop in and rent a surfboard...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

19 and 17 year old kids took a first time surfing lesson here. Really good. My sister, husband and I waited on the beach and snorkeled a bit. Its definitely not a pretty beach nor great for lounging - it's geared for the waves! The...More

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Ben C, Owner at Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Aloha Bindiya. Thanks for bringing your kids surfing with us! We sincerely appreciate your business and all the kinds words. Mahalo nui loa

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

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