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Loved our surfing lessons

The instructors were really relaxed but didn't forget about safety. Great lessons for my teen boys... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
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Great for beginners

Our kids (12 and 17) had a very good experience with lessons from Big Kahuna. The instructors were... read more

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Reviewed 4 April 2018
Jakkie T
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Western Springs, Illinois, United States
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Aloha All, We're a full service Surf Shop offering Surf Lessons, SUP lessons, Kayak tours and rentals, Surfboard rentals, SUP rentals, skim board rentals, boogie board rentals, beach chairs and umbrellas and lots more! We carry clothing from RipCurl, HIC, and Dakine. Eyewear from Ryders, Footwear from Sanuk and Oofos. Freestyle watches. Authorized GoPro retailer and tons of all of the accessories. Snorkeling gear retail and rentals. Tiki carvings from Kevin Murray! Maui's biggest little surf shop! We're located on Maui's South shore across the street from the big whale statue in Kalama Park. Open 7 days a week. We aim to Please!
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Hours Today: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1913 S Kihei Rd, Suite C, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7837
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

The instructors were really relaxed but didn't forget about safety. Great lessons for my teen boys. We would definitely recommend to a friend.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Our kids (12 and 17) had a very good experience with lessons from Big Kahuna. The instructors were very laid back and relatable but knowledgeable. A good amount of time was spent teaching the basics before hitting the water. Despite the larger group they maintained...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

The most fun I’ve ever had in the ocean! My husband and I and our 2 boys (ages 13 & 9) all participated (no prior surfing experience) and we all loved it! Perfect location - shallow enough to stand and waves that are small and...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

You can’t visit Maui beaches without surfing! Very organized, energetic, and fun instructors!!! Thanks for making my trip one to remember!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Staff were friendly and personable. I had a refresher class with Jessie, really down to earth kinda guy and great instructor. Ended up renting surf boards for a couple more days after with the owner Jeff. Very friendly and even gave me tips and guidance...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We had a great day of surf lessons with our instructor Jesse. This was the perfect spot for beginners with just the right size waves and shallow depth of water to be able to stand to give our arms a break. We opted to pay...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2018

Jesse was a fantastic surfing instructor. He taught me not only the basics, but a lot about the history and ethos of surfing. He let me try things on my own and push myself to get better. I booked a group lesson but no one...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

Had a great morning surf lesson with private instruction. Instructor was calm, patient and fun loving and we had a great couple of hours together. I recommend them highly!

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Did this last year and it was good. Came back this year with more family members and should not have gone out. Poor conditions for beginning students. Big Kahuna should have cancelled this class. One member of our group got hurt in the rough conditions.

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

I had my first surfing lesson on Jan 29, 2018 with Lucas and Jesse. They provided clear instructions and were really nice. I had my doubts at the start of the experience (didn't think i could stand before i was done), but before i knew...More

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Response from Lisa T | Reviewed this property |
If you want just the 4 of you, no other students, call in advance. But I'm sorry I don't know private lesson prices.
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