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Address: 113 Prison St, On the Corner of Front and Prison St., Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
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+1 808-276-7873
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07:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Expert instructors and professional surfers teach you to ride a wave on...

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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My wife and I loved surfing for the first time during our honeymoon with Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy. Our instructor was great! Can't wait to go back and book another lesson!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Daniel V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I loved surfing for the first time during our honeymoon with Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy. Our instructor was great! Can't wait to go back and book another lesson!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm living in Lahaina for a view month and me and my friend finally decided to take surf lessons. Although the Royal Hawaiian seemed to be more expensive than the other surf schools we decided to go there because of all the good reviews. It was totally worth it! Ikaika was patient and watched us focused to tell us about... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

15 year old daughter and dad had a GREAT time with Royal Hawaiian. Private lesson for two people was perfect. Anyone can do this so don't miss out. Instructor Grainger was terrific. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was great with my kids they had and amazing time! They we professional, friendly and really went above and beyond to offer a great experience. Everyone has a great time. Thank you Trevner!

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Thank Marisa B
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These guys rock! Dan is a great help at the shop getting our family of 5 outfitted (with kids 13, 11 and 8 years) with shirts and water shoes. And Tavenar is a rock star instructor. Started with the basics on the shore and then hit the water. We were all standing up on our first try! The kids are... More 

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a private lesson for my daughter. She was extremely hesitant about taking the lesson but walked away totally loving her morning! Tavner was her instructor and did a great job at getting my daughter up. My daughter had a ton of fun hanging out with him while waiting for the waves also! I would highly recommend this company... More 

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Thank Kari T
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of my trip to Maui. After looking online, this company seemed to have the highest ratings wise and though I haven't been surfing before or tried any other places, I would recommend this one for sure! Upon arrival, I was fitted with some shoes and a rash guard shirt which were provided. For storage,... More 

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Thank Lorrie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a 4 person lesson and had Granger as our instructor. He was the best, explaining the proper technique but also giving extra tips to be able to get up on the board. He was easy to talk to and quickly brought us to the right level of waves. Danny in the office was super helpful and friendly. They... More 

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Thank Stephen R
Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent company! Very experienced surf instructors. Private one-on-one surf lessons for a reasonable price. My husband was able to stand up on the surfboard on his first try with the help of his instructor! He had a great time.

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Thank kristaerin12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was nervous about taking a lesson but so glad I did! When you get there, they provide you with a shirt and shoes. I had a private one-to-one lesson with Tavner, he was extremely patient with me. You then take a short walk to the beach. There you have a quick lesson on the do's and dont's then you're... More 

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