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Surf with the best in the world, our professional big wave surfer Inaldo Vieira and Billabong surfer girl Val Frey. Welcome to Waves Hawaii Surf and Stand up Paddle School. We are the only Billabong Surf School in Maui! We offer the most private and...more
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Kalama Park, Kihei, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful morning surfing with Rocky and Sasha. Extremely friendly and supportive for us first time surfers. The location in Kiahe was great for learning. I’d highly recommend the group lesson from anyone who may be a little curious as to what surfing...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The one thing my 12 year old son wanted to do in Hawaii was learn to surf. So on our last day there, we signed him up for surf lessons with Waves. The registration process was super easy and professional -- you have to have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were introduced to Waves Surf School two years ago. We knew it was a must do when we were in Maui again this year. Our two boys had an amazing time surfing with Sasha. Sasha, Eddie, Val, John and the whole team really are...More

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Thank melinda n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, myself and my five kids who range in age from 19 - 12 took lessons and we’re all able to get up on the surf board right away. Instructors were awesome! It was really one of the best things we did on the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The instructors were great and had us all surfing in a short time. Lots of fun! It was a good location to learn how to surf.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic time we had. Sasha and Ashley were amazing teachers, and John took some amazing photos of all of us in the water! Me, my wife, and all four kids got up and surfing! We had a blast - highly recommended!!!

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

My daughter and I had the best time at Waves surf school. Sasha, Johnny and Eddie were so sweet and helped us the entire time. Sasha ensured that we caught as many waves as possible. Even though it was a bit crowded Sasha maneuvered around...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

It was the first time my family and I went surfing and we booked a semi private lesson. We had Eddy for teacher and he was great. He taught us all the basic techniques and safety tips, he was good with my kids. In the...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Our instructor Eddy was incredible! The whole family had a great time. His attitude was infectious. I would definitely recommend this outfit if you’re interested in learning to surf and like having fun! This is our second time using waves. Both times were top notch....More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Our instructor Eddie was great. Waves is very organized when you check in, rash guards and everything else you might need are available. Our group lesson ended up just the 2 of us, but they limit groups to 6. You won’t be waiting for others...More

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Response from WavesHawaii1 | Property representative |
Aloha, about a 5 min drive, into Kihei. Mahalo