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Fun fun fun!

My 13 year old daughter signed up for a beginner surf lesson here - WHAT A BLAST! She never surfed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Voyager310
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California
Awesome surfing lessons

It was the first time my husband, son and i had ever surfed. Our instructor made it super easy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kmspring
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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We are a small locally owned surf school who take pride in teaching lessons with aloha. Our goal is not to teach you how to ride one wave, but to teach you the ancient art of surfing and all that comes along with it. In our lessons we will teach you the ways of the water as we respect it and cherish the land and sea. We guarantee you knowledgeable instructors who are CPR Certified. We will keep you safe while teaching you how to have as much fun as we do in our ocean that we are fortunate to call our back yard.
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  • Poor1%
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“rode waves” (2 reviews)
“group lesson” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
LOCATION
117 Prison St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1208
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+1 808-661-2700
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 13 year old daughter signed up for a beginner surf lesson here - WHAT A BLAST! She never surfed before although she is athletic and takes to sports. We arrived early and had a chance to purchase a pair of swim leggings for her...More

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Aina K, Owner at LahAina Surf Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing to surf with LahAina Surf Shack. We’re happy you enjoyed yourself and are thrilled to hear your experience was more then just surfing because that’s what we’re about! We hope you join us again! Show us this review when you come...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the first time my husband, son and i had ever surfed. Our instructor made it super easy, and we had a ball! Totally recommend it, my son and i cannot wait to surf again. The pictures they took were so amazing and fun...More

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Aina K, Owner at LahAina Surf Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for surfing with LahAina Surf Shack! So happy to hear you had an awesome experience. Show this review when you return to Maui to receive 20% off your next lesson! Mahalo!

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Semi-private session for my 20 and 15 year old boys was fantastic! Patrick was phenomenal and did wonders for a couple of novices living in the center of the United States. We will be back!!

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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

If you want to attempt to learn riding on the waves, this is the right place to go. They were patient, instructive and fun and adviced us how and when to get going to catch the wave and how to stand up. The equipment was...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My wife, my 14 year old son, and myself all did a group lesson with Benson today and I can't say enough good things about our experience. Mike the owner was very welcoming and appreciated our business. Benson was funny and knowledgeable and was everything...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome! Me and my 15 year old son were recommended to Opelu by hotel and they were great! I rarely post reviews but these guys are deserving. We had Benson as our instructor and he maximized our time in the water by not spending a...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

My husband did surf lesson at 8:00am. Was suppose to be a group lesson but he was the only one. Great experience! Pedro was the instructor and he did wonderful. Would recommend!

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough about Opelu Surf School. I had lessons with my 2 18 yr old daughters for the first time with Benson. He was amazing. Such a great instructor. I was so worried and he made the lesson fun and amazing. I 1000%...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

My 8 and 12 year old girls took surf lessons with Benny. They had a little experience from before, but not much, and Benny was a great instructor. He was very safety conscious and good with my kids and had them standing on the boards...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Got semi private lessons for our 14,12,10yo girls. Benson was the best. Very patient with the girls and got them all surfing right away - kids already want to come Back the next day. Me and Uncle Tim rented boards so we could surf along...More

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