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Address: 5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108
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It was a blast!

We had no experience and wanted to learn to surf on our last day in Kauai. Cliff was punctual and brought boards and shirts for us. We appreciated the safety tips and teaching... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
BlushingBride99
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Winnipeg
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Winnipeg
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We had no experience and wanted to learn to surf on our last day in Kauai. Cliff was punctual and brought boards and shirts for us. We appreciated the safety tips and teaching method, which began on the board in the beach, then the shallow lagoon, and finally in the ocean while he chose the right waves for us. Two... More 

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Wanted to learn to surf. Great way to do it. Really enjoyed the instructor, though it definitely is a local's experience. Would recommend them highly, but have to be flexible on timing, followup and have low expectations with their process & formality. he was very patient and I was able to surf first time. Definitely recommend, I'm 56 and he... More 

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South Carolina
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

My teens (14 and 16) took a 90 minute semi-private lesson and enjoyed every minute of it. They have had only one other lesson (on Cumberland Island on the East Coast), and this lesson was by far the best. They received land instruction from Nephi and then went into the water with another instructor. They were both able to stand... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The instructors were great and worked with everyone in the group to make sure each person got the attention they needed to get up on a board. By the end of the lesson everyone was riding waves on their own. They were very easy to work with and I would definitely recommend them to anyone that wants to learn how... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

These guys really know how to work with beginners. At 54 years I should be a pretty challenging project, but Cliff had me standing on my third or fourth try. He and Nefi show great patience and emphasize taking things slowly, carefully, and mastering fundamental skills. As a teacher myself I appreciate the patience and emphasis on repetition of basic... More 

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Des Moines, IA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Visiting Kauai and needed a surf lesson on the east side. Nefi was super easy to work with and did a great job with the teen and 40 year old in our group! He text us with a location the day before (near the airport) and met us the next morning at 9. Would definitely recommend them to anyone new... More 

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Glendora, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome time, very interactive kids had a blast and we are already booking our next lessons! The kids both got up even my daughter who tried for the first time and they were very encouraging as she initially wasn't going to try it and by the end of the first hour was loving it and surfing awesome! Great beach too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

My 14 and 13 year old loved their lesson with Cliff! Found them here on Trip Advisor and was truly pleased. Felt odd booking them over the phone with no deposit or credit card but these guys were true to their word. We showed up where they texted directions and he immediately connected with the kids. Lots of positive encouragement... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Nefi was the main person I communicated with and he was very helpful. Cliff was our instructor and he was patient and excellent teacher. He had my husband and two girls up and surfing in an hour. They had a second lesson with Cliff and my family were surfing on slightly higher and more active waves. Cliff made surfing so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

We paid for lessons for our family, and after practicing the basics of safety and footing, we headed for the waves. Not being a strong swimmer, I was nervous about trying and was reluctant to go in the first place. I had a BLAST!! Our instructor made it so simple, we were all riding the waves in no time. I... More 

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