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Maui Wave Riders

2021 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9701
+1 808-875-4761
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Perfect help renting surfboards and perfect beach across the street!

Our kids had just learned to surf the weekend before we came to Hawaii, so we were clearly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Traci R
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Jimmy was our surf instructor and he did excellent. I was able to stand up each time! My husband... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sylvan Lake, Canada
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MWR is a family owned and operated business dedicated to providing surfing lessons to each student with a fun, safe and unforgettable surf experience. We adapt our style of teaching to the ability of each student. We will go that extra mile to make your surf experience the most memorable highlight of your vacation!
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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2021 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9701
+1 808-875-4761

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our kids had just learned to surf the weekend before we came to Hawaii, so we were clearly amateurs. We found the beach across the street is considered "the Maui Waikiki" so that sounded perfect. Maui Wave Riders was so quick to help us figure...More

Thank Traci R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Jimmy was our surf instructor and he did excellent. I was able to stand up each time! My husband had more difficulty (apparently men and tall people can have more difficulty) but still had fun. Jimmy was confident and he helped us feel comfortable doing...More

Thank Moppet2525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a group surf lesson with Al. Al was an amazing surf instructor. Was in a class with my two daughters who are 9 and 11. My first time surfing ever. Al made it easy for us. He was encouraging and super helpful. We all...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my third trip to Maui, but the first visit for my teenage daughter and my boyfriend's teenage daughter. My boyfriend and I had rented surfboards at the Cove in the past, but we thought it would be nice to give the girls a...More

Thank Jessika1018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I enjoyed a very memorable day as Ben taught us to surf at Cove Park and had so much fun we hung back after the lesson to surf on our own. Ben was fantastic! Maui Waveriders - Kihei is located across the...More

7  Thank JRH68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Forty-something Dad with 18 and 13 year old boys enjoyed the two hour group lesson in the ankle biter waves in Kihei. Instructors made it super easy to catch the waves. Only downside was the waves were small, sparse for our size of group. MWR...More

2  Thank rehf27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided this trip to try surfing, we were pretty nervous about it but they make the whole process very easy and they have a great location. The water is not very deep we had 6 people in our class, Al was our instructor. He...More

1  Thank cher4ever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the group lesson, but we had 4 teens so they were assigned to Ola as their instructor and essentially received a private lesson. They spent 2 solid hours on the water after Ola showed them some basics on shore. It only took a...More

Thank m b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time at our family surf lesson! Kekoa was a great, personable instructor who helped relax my youngest daughter through conversation. The waves did not cooperate with the tide that day, but Kekoa made sure one of us caught a wave at...More

1  Thank a0live
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend Maui Wave riders!! I am a 46 year old woman who has never surfed before but I wanted to try. My amazing instructor was George Orton. At first trying to stand up on the board was tough and I kept falling off...More

Thank Connie D
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