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Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy

113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
+1 808-276-7873
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Best Surfing Experience!

Teachers are so great and encouraging! The Lahaina learning location isn't too deep or rough. My... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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Expert instructors and professional surfers teach you to ride a wave on your first lesson, then help you improve, fast! First time surfers and ocean enthusist looking to improve performance are welcome.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
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Reviewed yesterday

The class size was a little large, but the instructors are patient and very experienced in helping you find and catch waves.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Teachers are so great and encouraging! The Lahaina learning location isn't too deep or rough. My kids have done it twice, and have loved the lessons both times!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tavner At Royal Hawaiian was a phenomenal instructor for me, my wife, and our two kids. The break was perfect - calm and laid back - and so was the instructor. Lots of positive feedback and extremely knowledgeable, not just about surfing but also Hawaiian...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome experience. Extremely friendly and approachable staff. Took a private lesson with Chad. It was me and my 10 year old son. Chad was great with my anxiety prone son. He was very patient and calm with him. He was very encouraging and great at...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The instructors were awesome. Fantastic experience. Would definitely do again. Highly recommended to go with Royal Hawaiian.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

surf lessons were perfect for our children. teachers were outstanding and our kids who were first time surfers were able to ride multiple waves. highlight of their week!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been coming to Royal Hawaiian Surf for over 10 years now and it is always fantastic! Johnny our kids instructor was awesome, he had both of our kids laughing and at ease in the water immediately. I highly recommend the extra money for...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Husband and kids decided to take surf lessons and their instructor was awesome. He was so patient and really looked after all of them especially my 10 year old daughter. Everyone had fun! Thanks to the entire crew - from the person at the desk...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the most fun activities on Maui. Chris was great and had us surfing in minutes. Great location and great waves. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our instructor was patient fun and instructive. My 3 kids of different age groups all love it. My youngest is now talking about taking up surfing. The Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy has a great location for beginning surfers and took the extra effort to ensure...More

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Elaine K
July 9, 2018|
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Response from RKAmos | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry. I don’t know the minimum age. It is very rough underneath the surface with the reef.
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davedianne718
June 3, 2018|
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Response from localsurfing | Property representative |
We are located right in Lahaina town, about 5-10min walk from the harbor area. Our group rates are 75$ per person but if you give us a call, we can give you a family rate! You can also check out our website! Mahalo Nui
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Ravitej S
November 2, 2017|
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Response from localsurfing | Property representative |
Cancellations: Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather and other unforeseen circumstances, such as... More
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