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Address: 133 Prison St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1211
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+1 808-661-0003
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07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Learn to surf with our ohana in Lahaina! We provide everything you need to...

Learn to surf with our ohana in Lahaina! We provide everything you need to surf in one easy lesson! Each lesson includes an approximate 10-15 minute land lesson on the basics of surfing, and ocean safety. The rest of the lesson is spent in the water with your instructor!

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first time paddle boarding

Our paddle board instructah was Justin, he was great with our family of three. My 12 yr old daughter felt very comfortable and was the only one who didn't fall in. The water was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Adrienne P

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our paddle board instructah was Justin, he was great with our family of three. My 12 yr old daughter felt very comfortable and was the only one who didn't fall in. The water was pretty calm as we paddled along the shore and out to deeper water. Our instructah kept talking which made it more enjoyable, not a dull moment.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I did a stand up paddle boarding lesson with Justin. After a quick run through on the beach on how to stand up on the board and paddle, we were out in the water. With Justin's guidance we paddled along the beach and then out into the ocean where we were able to paddle board around with... More 

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Polebridge, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sonny took my niece and I on very short notice. We were welcomed warmly at the shop which is just a hop from the water where he actually grew up. My niece is 11 and was a little shy about the ocean. Sonny gave clear, efficient instruction with humor and we were quickly in the water and catching waves together.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to book and easy to find. Our instructor was interesting in that he was more focused on the mythical/spiritual aspects of surfing, rather than where to put your feet or what exactly to do. I did get up but would have benefitted from some actual instruction. I would recommend a semi-private lesson as the group means you don't get... More 

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North Battleford Saskatchewan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I took a private lesson with Sonny and I would recommend anyone who wants to challenge themselves more after a group lesson to try a private lesson, especially with Sonny. He is patient and gives you simple but important instruction to be successful. Thank you Sonny and wave riders!

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Thank Jes K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Not only did they squeeze us in on short notice, we had a great time with Kihe, whom we discovered later was the owner...he never let on. Excellent teacher. I wish the other outfits in Lahaina taught etiquette. It was frustrating due to the crowded area and other students milling around where they shouldn't have been. Even other instructors. We... More 

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Thank Todd S
Anchorage, Alaska
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Wish I could say our experience was as good as many other reviews. It wasn't. We arrived a bit early for our class. No welcome, no introductions, no explanation what to expect. They made sure we signed the waivers, then left us to wait while they got other groups out the door. After waiting at least a half hour, we... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had 1 experienced surfer and 2 with no experience day 1. Kihei took my daughter out and gave her some good pointers,and Justin took my son and me and got us both up and standing on day 1. Day 2 we brought my wife, brother in law and 2 young nieces. Freddie got all the newbies. Everyone got up... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We took surf lessons today (2 adults 2 preteens) and they were phenomenal. Justin was our instructor and we loved him. Justin was patient and he was a great instructor. We all got up and surfed and had fun doing it. He also taught us about the island. Definitely recommend it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

My brother, his girlfriend, and I took a paddle boarding lesson with Ipo and Jes and it was great! The instructors were very friendly and patient and made sure we had fun. We saw turtles and great views of the islands. MWR provides everything you need including booties and a shirt. Highly recommend this experience!

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