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Maui Wave Riders

2021 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9701
+1 808-875-4761
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Up on the first wave

I attempted to surf at the North Shore on Oahu, at a fancy resort. The surf was so rough, I was... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Best 1st Surf Lesson

We spent a fantastic morning learning to surf with Maui Wave Riders. Our instructor was Sol, who... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Kildare, Ireland
via mobile
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MWR is a family owned and operated business dedicated to providing surfing lessons to each student with a fun, safe and unforgettable surf experience. We adapt our style of teaching to the ability of each student. We will go that extra mile to make your surf experience the most memorable highlight of your vacation!
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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2021 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9701

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I attempted to surf at the North Shore on Oahu, at a fancy resort. The surf was so rough, I was never able to fully stand. MWR is right across the street from where you surf. The waves were a bit smaller than the North...More

Thank tulip1994
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a fantastic morning learning to surf with Maui Wave Riders. Our instructor was Sol, who was just incredible!She gave us our basic training on land before our group of 5 went into the sea.She was very patient, always helping us and guiding us...More

Thank Audunne
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Surfing was the one big thing I wanted to try while in Maui, and Maui Wave Riders was an amazing choice for my first surfing experience! We got very lucky, we signed up for a group lesson but at the time all the groups were...More

Thank kondrathesnail
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The guys at Maui surf riders were great. The whole experience was fabulous fun! If your gonna surf in Maui, use these guys. So much fun!

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Helpful staff, amazing surf lesson, and affordable rentals (especially for surf boards; and you get a discount if you already bought a lesson from them). For the lesson and rentals, they provide the rashguard (shirt) and shoes.

Thank tilee562
Reviewed 3 July 2016

My two teen daughters wanted to learn to surf - and they did! Their instructor was Keoki - had them up on the board their very first wave. Everybody was super nice and helpful and my girls had a great time! They were also lucky...More

Thank CurtisandLauraW
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Step-daughter, granddaughter, and I took a lesson from Justin and all three of us rode multiple waves all the way in! We had a blast and Justin was great!

Thank Kimberly K
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great service, friendly staff and our instructor Justin was outstanding. He had us paddle boarding in no time. In fact we liked it so much we came back next day and rented paddle boards for another couple hours of fun.

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

They guaranteed I would surf, and they were right! Andrew was cool, and gave good lessons and this us how it turned out:

Thank James R
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Rented our paddle boards which come with water shoes and walked across street to Kalama Park where we paddle boarded with our family of 4. It was a calm morning and we were able to paddle board out to the reef and saw at least...More

Thank James W
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