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Address: 5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108
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Cliff was a great instructor

My son and I wanted to try surfing while in Kauai. Found Learn to Surf on Trip Advisor. All the positive ratings were highly justified. Cliff was easy to set up lessons and was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 June 2015
Bob W
Poipu, Hawaii

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Poipu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

My son and I wanted to try surfing while in Kauai. Found Learn to Surf on Trip Advisor. All the positive ratings were highly justified. Cliff was easy to set up lessons and was a great instructor. Price was very reasonable. Can't speak highly enough of Cliff.

Thank Bob W
Seattle, Washington
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Had a great time learning to surf. The lesson is with a small group and a great instructor for a very very reasonable price. We got to surf for two hours and I stood up at least 20 times, many of those I rode all the way to shore. I highly recommend giving these guys a try while on the... More 

Thank Nicole V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

I loved the surfing lessons from Cliff. There was four of us plus two others in our group. I was the nervous one and Cliff was extremely patient and didn't push me past my comfort zone. He was super nice and you could tell he was happy to see people up on their boards surfing, giving us high fives. Loved... More 

Thank hulabullu
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

After reading the reviews I chose Learn to surf for my son and I while visiting Kauai. We were thinking of have a couple days of lessons. A week before we arrived I called and left a message with the information they request. I had no response. The day before I called and spoke with someone directly. We agreed on... More 

4 Thank arolan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

Must agree with the previous reviews that sing the praises of Cliff and Nefi.Our family had a great time and the instructors had us up on boards in no time. A must do!!

Thank Wyojunior
Victoria, BC
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

Myself, my husband and our two sons ages 12 and 14 had an awesome day learning to surf at Wailua Beach with Cliff from Learn to Surf. We booked with him after reading the terrific reviews and lowest price for lessons in Kauai. As the other reviews state, he is calm, patient, super experienced, teaching all about surfing safely and... More 

2 Thank traveltwosome09
Wasilla, Alaska
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

We read the reviews on here and decided to fit in a lesson on the last day of our trip. We were not disappointed, at all. Cliff was an amazing, knowledgeable and patient instructor. He has this calm demeanor that really helps take away the nervousness and fright of trying something you've never done before. I truly didn't think I... More 

1 Thank Smoky_AK
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

Have to agree with previous reviewers that it was overall a fantastic experience. My 2 daughters (ages 14 & 11) and I had a morning lesson with Cliff and he was great. As a mom in her 40's who is not in the best shape I was definitely nervous going into it but Cliff made us all feel very comfortable.... More 

Thank kdtravelssafe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

My family and I had a great time learning to surf with Cliff. He was incredibly patient and knowledgable. Our family of three had a blast. Of course, our 8 year-old picked it up quickly and was riding waves on his second try. My wife and I struggled a bit but were riding waves about mid-way through the lesson. Cliff... More 

Thank Fr3quent-Fly3r
New York, New York, United States
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

Booked a spontaneous day-of surfing lesson with Cliff and had an amazing time! Small group (4 people), all at different levels -- my boyfriend got the hang of it right away, but I was much slower at it. Cliff is an amazing teacher and with such a small class you really get a lot of instruction, but there is also... More 

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