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Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy

113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
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Memorable👍🏼

Everything was we expected the guys were knowledgeable and super friendly very respectful and had a... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
69435renee
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Susanville
Surfing Today

Great time today. I signed up for a group class. Josh did a fantastic job of explaining... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RKAmos
,
Kansas City, Missouri
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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About
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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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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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 4 days ago

Everything was we expected the guys were knowledgeable and super friendly very respectful and had a great sense of humor. Thank you for making our family vacation memorable and fun. Will spread the word. Mahalo.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great time today. I signed up for a group class. Josh did a fantastic job of explaining everything. After a little instruction on land, he got us out there surfing. I was joined by 2 others and all of us had success. If you want...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was one of the highlights of our vacation. Instructor was so awesome, laid back and fun. We all got up on the boards multiple times. We will use them again next time we return. Also a nice surprise that they were taking photos the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I had a great time surfing with Chad. He was patient, kind, and a very good teacher. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 61 year old mom and I did private lessons with Josh earlier this week, and we can’t speak highly enough of the great time that we had! Josh was patient, super helpful, and fun! Never thought I’d get up on a surfboard in my...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rad instructors and very knowledgeable. Aloha shredders 🤙🏻 I would definitely recommend to anyone looking to surf for the first time or just sharpen your skills.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish we did the semi-private class instead of the group class. Pros: The location in Lahaina is great. The waves are perfect for beginners. The guy who answers the phone was friendly and extremely helpful. Cons: The location was too crowded with too many...More

1  Thank prt322
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localsurfing, Manager at Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha!! We are so glad you surfed with us here at Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy! I'm sorry your experience was not 5-Stars!! We definitely appreciate the feedback and comments. Unfortunately, surfing is very popular in Hawaii and especially Maui, and that's why we have our...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A huge thank you to the team at Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy for an amazing surf experience for my 12 year old son and his 11 year old cousin. Very thorough and safety oriented. As a parent from the sidelines, I felt very comfortable placing...More

1  Thank Kristin Z
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved taking lessons here! The instructor was super knowledgeable and friendly and really helped me improve!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a full day exploring surf breaks on the western coast of Maui with Johnny. Highly recommend him for insightful and attentive instruction and great to be around. Extremely satisfied and highly recommend this experience. Look forward to returning.

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