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Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy

Open today: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy
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Expert instructors and professional surfers teach you to ride a wave on your first lesson! We accept all skill levels from first time non swimming surfers to intermediate and advanced surfers looking to improve their surfing or just looking for...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
505 Front St, Located in the Shops at 505, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
+1 808-276-7873
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 8 year old daughter got a private lesson and was able to surf right away. She had a blast with her instructor and we got some great photos. Totally worth it and I would recommend using them if you want to surf!

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Thank RickyGrand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we were excited to go surfing, we were a little hesitant after Hurricane Lane had just passed. However, this was on our bucket list and it should be on yours too. When the lesson first starts, they provide you with the rash guards and...More

1  Thank Chris_Ashley919
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had never surfed before but always wanted to try. I found some free time in my schedule so I called around to a few places early in the morning to see if I could get a same day lesson. Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy made...More

1  Thank stevisue51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my two daughters took a semi-private lesson with instructor Josh and we had the most fantastic time (never surfed before in our lives) we all go up by ourselves with the awesome and professional coaching by Josh! Would definitely recommend this surfing company!...More

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1  Thank Waterbuffalo097643
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Josh wAs amazing instructor from 9-60 yes ol afe. We all nailed it the first time. I definitely would recommend him a

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1  Thank jeffreylN7463IW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The instructors at Royal Hawaiian were the best! Both of our girls were up on their boards surfing and had a most memorable time. thank you Kayla and Sierra. And thank you Rick for taking the pictures!

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Thank zlouie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took surf lessons as part of our honeymoon and it was our favorite thing we did on our trip. Amazing experience all around! Very friendly, enthusiastic staff, and our instructor, Ikaika was excellent and a ton of fun to learn from. We are hooked...More

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Thank Eric A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am so glad I did this! Josh my instructor was amazing and actually got me surfing. My small group lesson was very well organised, instructions were clear and concise and I had loads of encouragement.

Thank Annya D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love the whole team there. Especially, my coach Josh, and office manager David. A wonderful experience for me and my son. Will be back again if in Maui !

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Thank JasonY1766
Reviewed August 13, 2018

we had a great day learning how to surf with these guys. Friendly guide in a great spot. Will definitely do it again on our next visit.

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Elaine K
July 9, 2018|
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Response from RHSAcademy | Property representative |
Aloha and thank you for your question! We have a minimum requirement age for our group lessons(10yrs old) but we can be flexible with age on a private lesson. A group lesson consist of up to 5 students per one instructor. A... More
June 3, 2018|
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
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