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Learn to Surf

5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108
+1 808-826-7612
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New surfers

Nefi was the main person I communicated with and he was very helpful. Cliff was our instructor and... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
Cecilia E
via mobile
the Only way to Learn to Surf!

We paid for lessons for our family, and after practicing the basics of safety and footing, we... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Heather K
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5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108
+1 808-826-7612

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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...More

1  Thank Cecilia E
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...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Cliff (and Nefi) were fantastic. We booked for two adults and four kids, and showed up with three adults and four kids - no problem. Cliff texted us the morning of our booking to change the location we were to meet him due to the...More

Thank aamum
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We lucked out and it was just my dad and I. I had surfed before but Cliff fine tuned things and made it was easier for me. My dad had never surfed and Cliff had him up and surfing some of his first few waves....More

Thank Turk444
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Nefie met us at Wailua Beach where the waves were perfect for us. My 19yr old daughter had surfed before so he was helpful to give her tips. He was very patient with me. I was totally amazed that I was able to get up...More

Thank MayB723
Reviewed 30 January 2016

I like to think of myself as an expert sampler of lots of beginners instructors, (since I practice surfing so infrequently, I always go and drop money for a "beginners" lesson.) And Cliff and the Learn to Surf school are by far the best value,...More

1  Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 14 January 2016

If you are searching for surf lessons, I highly recommend this team. We have surfed with Cliff three times now and can't imagine better instructors. The concept of this school is also ideal- they find the best beginner waves for the island that week and...More

2  Thank Moments4Life
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

We are a family of 4 (two adults, 10 yo girl, 7 yo boy) who had no experience surfing. When I Googled "surfing lessons in Kauai" I came up with a bunch of places all charging $65-75 for a group lesion (90 minutes). However, when...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 12 September 2015

CLIFF IS A PHENOMENAL INSTRUCTOR! Fantastic Experience! GOOD FOR ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE: There were three of us taking lessons, and Cliff was able to cater his lesson to each person. This was my first time surfing, and even though I was a little nervous...More

2  Thank Trsngn
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This was my father's day gift and I could not have been happier. Outstanding lessons for our whole family. We all surfed!! And they were in absolutely no rush. In fact, I pretty much told them we were good otherwise I think he might have...More

Thank mcavStCharles_Mo
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How much are the surf lessons? Is there a website?
22 September 2016|
Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I believe the lesson was around $50 and we tipped them a little extra for letting my husband hop on a board for a bit. I don't think they have a website. You just call and leave him a message and he'll either call you back... More
Hi! We will be coming to Kauai in early March and have 3 teenagers who want to surf a lot on our trip. They have each surfed maybe 6x in the last 5 years but I would not consider them intermediate surfers. What part of the island will be most ideal for their skill level at that time of year? Thanks in advance!
11 September 2016|
Response from Turk444 | Reviewed this property |
Hey really depends on the year and can even change from day to day. I was near Kapaa when I went with Learn to Surf. They will do their best to find a beach with the best conditions for that particular day