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Individual Surf Lesson

I hadn't been surfing in a long time and wanted to take a lesson to feel more comfortable going... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
Great experience, also for beginner!

Great base and motivated staff. It was my first time on a board and Jonny did it great in teaching... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Duren, Germany
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At kapowui, we live, eat, and dream surfing. We teach surfing because we want to share our love and stoke for the sport. All of our instructors are imbued with the Aloha spirit. Kapowui believes we are all part of one big family, so when we are...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
300 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-2409
+1 310-985-4577
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I have purchased a gift certificate for by boyfriend's anniversary as we were travelling to LA for a couple of days. Before the purchase, Martin was very kind and educated - after that, when I was trying to book the lesson, he was rude and...More

Thank margaridarvc
Reviewed 5 days ago

I hadn't been surfing in a long time and wanted to take a lesson to feel more comfortable going again. It was really helpful to get individual instruction from Sea Bear and he was able to tell me about specific things to watch for each...More

Thank grasshopper15
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great base and motivated staff. It was my first time on a board and Jonny did it great in teaching me! Thank you!

Thank Futzi75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, the instructor was attentive and clear. This was a private lesson for 2 people who had never surfed before, for 2 hours. We went early enough that we weren't really competing for space in the water, which made the first half of the experience...More

Thank sonyamshafer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time learning to surf with Kapowui! They exceeded my expectations with their excellent customer service skills! Jonny was a great instructor and taught me how to anticipate a wave on my own! The owner was great too! I will definitely return!

Thank robnyc2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing journey with this surf school. Great teacher, good family vide. Very easy way of learning ! It was a safe lesson and a very cool way of learning. Would recommand 10/10

Thank BenH5044
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time in LA! Compared to other surflessons we had before (Bali, Holland) it was a very clear explanation of the theory/technique. We had a great instructor (Jeremie)! They promised us fun, great waves and the feeling of the surfer vibe... not...More

Thank lvnsn2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These guys definitely do a great job getting beginners to surf, they are super friendly and conveniently located right on the Parking lot in Venice Beach. An absolute must activity to do when in Venice Beach!

Thank Dipak B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for the BEST instructor and surf lessons you need to request Jonny at Kapowi! My daughter had a 2 hour lesson today and it was a GREAT experience and the highlight of our trip to LA. She had never surfed before...More

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My two teenage daughters and I had been trying to catch a wave all week but Kapowui stopped teaching for a few days due to large waves as a result of Hurricane Hector whilst other schools continued. That shows their focus on safety and having...More

Thank Chris W
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Response from RickfromHamilton | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend it, but agree, it's best to contact the company They are a great outfit.