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Fun Morning on the Water in Lahaina

I've taken surf and SUP lessons from MWR in Kihei for multiple years and always had a good... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Eric S
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Seattle, Washington
Amazing intro to surfing

Highly highly recommend Maui wave riders. I am not a good swimmer. I had massive trepidation about... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
IV830
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NYC
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Learn to surf or SUP with our ohana in Lahaina! We provide everything you need to surf or SUP in each lesson! Our lessons includes use of a rashguard (to protect your skin), and reef booties (to protect your feet) as well as all the surf or SUP gear. We focus on safety and fun! Our instructors are local surf and SUP pros and excellent teachers with a passion for sharing aloha!
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  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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133 Prison St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1211

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've taken surf and SUP lessons from MWR in Kihei for multiple years and always had a good experience. For this trip, we chose to try Ka'anipali instead of Wailea, and I remembered that MWR had a loction in Lahaina, too. So of course I...More

Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Highly highly recommend Maui wave riders. I am not a good swimmer. I had massive trepidation about being able to handle it. My instructor, Freddie was superb! He has been surfing for 50+ years and with MWR for 20 years. He was meticulous with detail...More

Thank IV830
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible place to learn the proper technique for surfing. There set up is perfect for access your board and pick up your rashy/booties, and coming out to a spot that has a great sets for beginners. I already new how to surf and was just...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff and amazing experience. We ended up booking lessons for our 6 year old for our entire stay after originally booking only a couple lessons. Would highly recommend. Ps. Instructor Justin is great and made our boy feel right at home.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They guarantee you will get up on a board the first time and I did! While it was crazy busy with spring break, my instructor, Justin was awesome. Don't really know how they put up with us tourists. Newbies surfers, most of us never having...More

Thank Deborah A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of four all beginners. Freddy our guide/coach was great! Freddy had a focus on safety and success especially watching our 7y/o. Id go back for sure

Thank jmarkOT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids had a great first lesson with Jimmy and asked for more lessons, specifically, again, with Jimmy. They were inspired to keep surfing on their own after that. I would say surfing for them was the highlight of their trip. Sam (owner) was great...More

Thank VenieV
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I had a great time with Jimmy. We were able to get up and ride in several times after some great instruction. I highly recommend getting private instruction so you can get more rides in. We had a great group but of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time surfing ever (I do snowboard though) and was able to catch a few small waves at 22 years old (in addition to other people in my small group, from parents to kids) in just one lesson! Our instructor Jimmy was very chill and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great surf lesson for myself, my wife and our 7 year old daughter with our instructor, Justin. We all had fun and were able to catch several waves. Justin worked very well with my daughter, teaching her and putting her at ease...More

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Heather P
March 8, 2018|
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Response from Khalil_I-Z | Reviewed this property |
There is a public school across the street from the block where surf school building is located. You will walk to the beach behind that school to start, then after you are oriented, you will move a out 100 yards north of... More
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Chris H
March 26, 2016|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
My husband and daughter took SUP lessons yesterday here. Lasted 90 minutes for semi-private lesson. They offer group, private, and semi-private for surfing or SUP (stand up paddle board).
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