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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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Great Lessons - beware the photographer

We had a great time with our lessons here, and because of our awesome instructor Josh, we were... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2012
Vancouver, Canada
Surfing lesson

Mau Kawika was my instructor for a 2hr. Class. He was very knowledgeable on instruction... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2012
David T
Kahana, Mauii
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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 athletes looking to improve performance are welcome.
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
+1 808-276-7873

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Reviewed 14 October 2012

We had a great time with our lessons here, and because of our awesome instructor Josh, we were happy with what we learnt in such a short period of time. He was patient, friendly, and a good teacher. We went as a couple, and were...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2012

Mau Kawika was my instructor for a 2hr. Class. He was very knowledgeable on instruction. Demonstrated very well. Very friendly,courteous, respectful, and fun. He was very positive and gave good feedback. A very professional young man. Sincerely, David J. Tagli (Kawika)

Thank David T
Reviewed 10 October 2012

I can't say enough about what a great time surfing with Royal Hawaiian was. It was definitely a highlight of our vacation, and I'd do it again in a heartbeat. We decided to book the early lesson (7:30) when the surf is better and beach...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 8 October 2012

While vacationing in Lahaina, I decided to try surfing. After some considerable thought, I decided to do it through Royal Hawaiian and I am SO GLAD that I did. I took a private lesson with Josh and can not say enough good things. From the...More

Thank RayroSC
Reviewed 5 October 2012

O.K., I went to bed about 11:30, woke up about 1:00 a.m. with an awful sinus headache.I wasn't even going to try but Tavner said,"Dude it's like your own private lesson" so I did anyway. He was awesome and explained the basics and off we...More

Thank tom d
Reviewed 28 September 2012

My husband took a private lesson and had so much fun he could not stop talking about it.Mark got him up on the waves first try and my husband is 6'4.It was a joy watching my husband smile so much,mafe my whole vacation!! Thanks Mark.The...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 28 September 2012

Dan and "E" (Ikaika) we're great. They gave me great feedback on how to improve based on their observations, which means they tookthe time to observe. They also felt comfortable enough to tell me I needed to hear and they were very professional and laid...More

Thank jolmcl01
Reviewed 25 September 2012

Our cruise ship tendered in Lahaina and my son wanted to surf so I booked a semi-private lesson for the two of us a couple of weeks before we left home. From the pier, the RHSA is a block north to Front St, then a...More

Thank Vansportsfan
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Great Time! Tavern and Dan were excellent instructors and we had lots of fun! Will def go back and see them on a future return trip to Maui. Thanks Guys! Tina & Kurt ~ Massachusetts

Thank Tina G
Reviewed 20 September 2012

I had been in Maui for a week and a half watching all kinds of folks trying to paddle board. I knew my husband was buying me a lesson for my birthday and after what I had seen I was sure I would be lucky...More

Thank lillee9228
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Ravitej S
2 November 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
Irbert V
13 April 2017|
Response from Paola L | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking and a public lot across the street.