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Ka'anapali Surf Club

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991 Limahana Pl Ste F, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1588
+1 808-270-0044
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Amazing experience!

We just finished an amazing morning of surfing with the Kaanapali Surf Club and highly recommend... read more

Reviewed yesterday
pjoliat
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Ka'anapali, Hawaii
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Great Staff!

Very professional staff from first check-in experience to in-the-water with the instructor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hoover4
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Knoxville Tennessee
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Ka’anapali Surf Club has introduced surfing to thousands of Maui visitors and Hawaii residents. Conveniently located at six resort properties along West Maui’s signature Ka’anapali Beach, Ka’anapali Surf Club offers surf, kayak, stand up paddle (SUP) lessons and rentals. Ka’anapali Surf Club offers 90-minute private and group lessons daily including holidays, which include a certified instructor, boards or kayaks, instruction on water safety, rash guards and protective water shoes. All instructors are First Aid and CPR certified as well as respected watermen. Snorkel equipment and beach concessions are available at select KSC locations as well as Maui Jim Sunglasses and Absolutely Natural Sunscreen. Professional photography services are available for guests seeking to capture their Maui vacation memories.
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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991 Limahana Pl Ste F, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1588
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We just finished an amazing morning of surfing with the Kaanapali Surf Club and highly recommend it! We have two boys, ages 9 and 11, who weren’t sure they wanted to try surfing again after a no-so-great experience trying to surf last summer in Wailea....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very professional staff from first check-in experience to in-the-water with the instructor. Excellent customer service, with integrity and honesty. Instructor Brock was excellent and even the photographer (Adrianna?) put me at ease with gentle conversation while watching the swelling surf before class. Brock did a...More

Thank hoover4
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Aqualani W, Public Relations Manager at Ka'anapali Surf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha, Thank you for surfing with Ka'anapali Surf Club! We are honored to have had a Triathlete, WOW! There has been a significant swell so you can officially say you surfed with the big guys! Thank you for pointing out that good conditions make the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Randy was amazing at teaching our daughter how to surf! He was very good at preparing her even before she got in the water. He was kind, patient, and had a great sense of humor. Such a wonderful way to start the day! We would...More

Thank Sandy D
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Aqualani W, Public Relations Manager at Ka'anapali Surf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sandy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Randy is a lot of fun, and very experienced. We hope to have you surf with us again!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great experience!!!! My husband and I took a group lesson. The instructors were awesome and very helpful. This was a 90 minute lesson and we had several opportunities to get up on the board and get back into the rotation and try...More

1  Thank Courtney R
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Aqualani W, Manager at Ka'anapali Surf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Courtney, Thank you for the review! There is nothing like surfing in Hawaii, and the way you feel standing up on the board catching a wave is like no other. Surf with us again!

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We took a private kayak and snorkeling tour and had an amazing time. Our guide, Joe, was exactly what you hope for in a guide. He walked us through what to expect and then helped along the way. We couldn't have asked for a better...More

Thank TaylorAber
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Aqualani W, Manager at Ka'anapali Surf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Taylor, Thank you for the review! So happy that you had such a nice time on your kayak/snorkeling tour. Hope to see you again on your next trip to Maui.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My 21 year old son booked a 7:30 group lesson and were pleasantly surprised that his group only included one other person. We highly recommend getting an early morning lesson. The instructor was very knowledgeable and soon our Midwest guy was riding some waves. We...More

Thank Debbie M
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Aqualani W, Manager at Ka'anapali Surf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Debbie, Thank you for the review! Happy to hear your enjoyed your group lesson, and that you have photos to remember the day. Hope to see you on your next trip to Maui!

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

My wife and I did a semi-private lesson with just the two of us and the instructor. She had no experience with any sort of balance based sports (surfing, ski/snowboard, etc) and I tend to be a slow learner at these sorts of things. We...More

Thank davidward87
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Aqualani W, Public Relations Manager at Ka'anapali Surf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

David, Great job!! We are thrilled you and your wife had a more intimate experience in the water with a semi private lesson. What a great memory to have, and we hope you continue to try surfing! Thank you for the review, and for the...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

My son took a group lesson but struggled in that environment. Lucas immediately discussed with me why he wasn't enjoying himself, offered suggestions for a second private lesson, and refunded the fee from the group lesson. I arranged for the private lesson for my son...More

Thank spikeangelo
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Aqualani W, Public Relations Manager at Ka'anapali Surf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, and for the recommendation. We are happy that Lucas was able to take hands on approach, and that your whole family had fun in the water! Frame those photos! See you on your next trip to Maui.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I would highly recommend using Ka’anapali Surf Club for rentals and lessons. I have been surfing with Lucas for 12 years now and I keep coming back because of the great service. Lucas, Gabe, Matt, and Willy were working at the Westin and Marriott Ka’anapali...More

Thank NicoleF_7137
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Aqualani W, Public Relations Manager at Ka'anapali Surf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nicole, Thank you for the thoughtful review. So happy that you were able to try the new Aqua Gliders, they are a great work out and such an new way to coast the ocean. We always enjoy seeing you and look forward to your next...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I went out with joe this morning. It was just incredible. He was great-told us a lot about the islands, special spots, where we were and what we saw-4 turtles while kayaking and swam very close while snorkeling he did a great...More

Thank mcf4
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Aqualani W, Public Relations Manager at Ka'anapali Surf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

High Five for turtles! Thank you for the review, and we will see you next time!

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Chris B
14 May 2018|
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Response from Aqualani W | Property representative |
Aloha Chris, Yes Ka’anapali Beach has several beach parking spots along the beach. They are located in between every Resort. They do fill out quickly since they are free. You can also Valet your car at the Marriott for a... More
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