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Address: 75-5995 Kuakini Highway, Pottery Terrace, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1664
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+1 808-334-0033
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06:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:30
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Surf lessons, stand up paddle lessons and guided tours - for beginners and...

Surf lessons, stand up paddle lessons and guided tours - for beginners and experienced surfers - with the best instructors on the Big Island! We surf twice a day, seven days a week. Book your adventure today!

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First time surfer

We had surf lessons on January 4, 2017. Mike, Lauren, Donna and the rest of the crew were very professional. It was the first surf lesson for each of my four daughters, ages 8... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Donna P
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Ottawa

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Ottawa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had surf lessons on January 4, 2017. Mike, Lauren, Donna and the rest of the crew were very professional. It was the first surf lesson for each of my four daughters, ages 8, 11, 12 and 15. They has a fantastic time with their semi-private lessons. I would suggest booking early in your vacation as you may need to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am age 59, never surfed, but boy did I have fun. Spent a lot of time in the water, but met my goal of getting up and having at least a couple of rides! Kona Mike has a little shop near town where they cover some of the basic safety aspects on land, and of course, a simple “how... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 12 and 13 year old wanted to learn to surf so our travel agent recommended this while we were on the big island. Kona Mike's was easy, reasonably priced, and super friendly. My children enjoyed this so much we squeezed in another lesson on the fly before our plane left several days later. I know we were lucky in... More 

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Thank Justin M
Centralia, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My teens had a blast. The instructors were patient with my nervous teen and let my daredevil do more. For me, the real plus is that my kids were able to learn in a safe cove that's popular with several surf schools. Then I was more comfortable with them returning for the next few days, renting boards from another vendor,... More 

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Thank TXStellaGirl
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and myself enjoyed the session with Lahiki and both did it and gained confidence. Also appreciate Mike's photography and the kindness of the crew. Recommended:)

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Thank omritb
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Surfing is my life, so when I signed my wife up for lessons with Mike and Lahiki, expectations were high! She stood up on her first (and 30 other) times, and, more importantly, loved her intro to surf culture as Lahiki and Mike treated her as a true local :) I even got some tips and pointers for my own... More 

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Thank Fsgouvea
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I had an amazing lesson with Larry. He gave very clear personalized instructions that made surfing surprisingly easy and very fun. I would highly recommend Kona Mike's Surf Adventures.

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Sterling, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Selected Kona Mike based on other reviews and the total non corporate feel they seemed to give off. Our group of 4 took the private lessons (highly recommend) and were paired up with Mike himself and another instructor Craig. These guys are great and as promised by the end of the two hours we were riding waves. Could not have... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We recently took our daughters for a group surf lesson while on vacation in Kona. We booked a couple of weeks ahead, and the process was quick and easy. Compared to the price of most everything else we did in Hawaii, I felt like this was a great value at a little more than $30/hour which included everything they needed.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Our whole family, 2-nine year olds, a 13 year old and 40-something Mom and Dad, went surfing for the day with Mike and his crew. I was expecting to get water up my nose and sunburned - but I didn't expect to have so mush fun and to learn a new skill. Mike and his guides take all of the... More 

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