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Great lesson, passionate instructor

This was my second surf lesson on Kauai and I'd recommend Learn to Surf to anyone! We had a mix of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth F
Everyone Got Up

I was never on a board before and with Nephi's instruction I caught my first wave on my first try... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
Kyle K
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5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second surf lesson on Kauai and I'd recommend Learn to Surf to anyone! We had a mix of experience in our group, some who had never surfed before and some who had some experience, and Cliff was able to accommodate all experience...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

I was never on a board before and with Nephi's instruction I caught my first wave on my first try! (not the second wave because I got too cocky. lol) More important was the real first thing we went over was safety. He also selected...More

Thank Kyle K
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

My husband and I did a lesson with Nephi and the team on our second day in Kauai and it was excellent. Nephi had everyone up surfing really quickly, but the best part was the constant advice and tips he gives you along the way....More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

My 10 yr old son and 12 yr old daughter learned to surf in 45 minutes. What else can you say? These guys are cool and no what they're doing. The biggest challenge as a parent is to stay out of the way. Two things...More

Thank Chris G
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Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

I’m so glad we decided to take a surf lesson while in Hawai‘i! The instruction on the beach taught the basics and helped us stay safe. Our group lesson was small (3 people total) and we got enough personal instruction to make sure everyone was...More

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

We called on a Wednesday to try to set-up a lesson for the following morning (Thursday). No one answered and I left a message. I still hadn't heard back so I called back later in the evening (around 8 pm) and got a hold of...More

Thank PNWmtns
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

We scheduled a 9 am lesson. They rescheduled us for 11 am, after we had already driven down. "Wind", they said. There was no wind. By 11:30 they still had not shown up. So we left. We got lessons instead at Titus in Hanelei. I...More

Thank Paul P
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

My daughters learned to surf from Nephi. My kids really enjoyed. This was their first time to surf! They were able to surf to the shore multiple times!. Nephi was very patient and a great teacher. I would strongly recommend him for beginners! He recommended...More

1  Thank Yose
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Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Cliff at Learn To Surf is an excellent surf instructor! He is a true surf expert with incredible patience. He had our entire family surfing within an hour. It was a real blast!! He really is the best surf instructor on the island and we...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

I had taken an lesson previously and not even gotten up on the board. This time, I was up by the third wave. The instructors were great and everyone in our group had a fantastic time.

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Rjkt
September 22, 2016|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I believe the lesson was around $50 and we tipped them a little extra for letting my husband hop on a board for a bit. I don't think they have a website. You just call and leave him a message and he'll either call you back... More
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momlindsay
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Turk444 | Reviewed this property |
Hey really depends on the year and can even change from day to day. I was near Kapaa when I went with Learn to Surf. They will do their best to find a beach with the best conditions for that particular day
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