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surfing class, snorkeling in Poipu

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surfing class, snorkeling in Poipu


We're doing a family trip to Kauai during spring break, staying at the Sheraton, Poipu.

My kids - girls aged 11 & 14, would like to try a surfing lesson. Any recommendations in the Poipu area please?

We're very fond of snorkeling, so what would be some of the better locations and operators in the island? We have a car, so can drive around. We prefer smallish boats, but not too particular about it.

thanks in advance


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1. Re: surfing class, snorkeling in Poipu

The best snorkeling here is right off the beach. Po`ipu Beach has some worthwhile snorkeling, and right up the road, Beach House Beach (Lawai) is quite good. North shore conditions could be iffy, depending on when you're here. Try Ke`e and Tunnels (get there EARLY for parking). Anini can be hit or miss but is a great beach for spending the day.

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2. Re: surfing class, snorkeling in Poipu

Check out the surfing class right next to the Sheraton. http://kauaisurfschool.com/surf-lessons/ My grandkids and SIL spend lots of time snorkeling in front of Kiahuna Plantation and the Sheraton. pzp gave you info. on the other popular spots. However, if you want to see the Na Pali Coast with a stop for snorkeling, check out tours from the North Shore like www.napalicatamaran.com

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