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SURFING LESSONS

Surfing is fun for the whole family. We offer all levels of surfing instruction. This activity can be enjoyed by the whole family. From young kids to old timers, beginner lessons to advanced, Lessons can be a one-day activity, a camp, private coaching or longer programs are available too. The Maui waves are great for beginners and advanced surfers too.

Our surf school is located at the islands most reliable surf spot. We can supply all your equipment. Getting the right equipment is key to your success.  We offer a variety of boards on site to cater to a range of surfers and conditions. Our wide equipment selection makes catching waves possible for virtually every person.

Maui has some gentle surf that is easy to ride.
Gentle waves in a protected cove give surfers the perfect waves.

Beginner Surfing Kids Group

Beginner Surfing
Surfing is a lot of fun. Learn about safety in the waves and then paddle on to your first one. With some practice you will be standing up before you know it. We provide all the equipment. Lessons run Monday thru Saturday, year round. Lesson start times are 8am and 10am.  Beginner surfing Lessons are held at Kalama park in Kihei, just south of the whale statue. All lessons are by appointment. Minimum age for adult group classes is 9years old.
*Children under 10yrs must be accompanied by an adult. Children's lessons available for kids 6years and up.

All Gear Supplied: We supply all the beginner equipment, and a variety of sizes to accommodate different people sizes. Bigger folks will need more floatation. Advanced surfers can rent from a selection of differing board sizes and types.

Surfing is simplicity. Get your board, a shirt and shoes, and just add waves.
Surfing is simplicity. Get your board, a shirt and shoes, and just add waves
(and a little instruction too!).

Two-hour sessions: Our average lesson is about two hours long, this allows for some talk time and a land lesson, before getting into the water and catching some waves. Most people will be fully satisfied (and exhausted) after their surf session.  The lessons are held close to shore in a sheltered bay. The waves break away from shore over a gently sloping reef. This makes the waves predictable and relatively gentle. (These locations do not have the shore-break waves which are not recommended for beginner surfing).

The students will not need to paddle too far from shore to get their rides. Parents and spectators can stay on shore, an can get some great photos of the action. (Non-surfers should not enter the water at the surfing location.)

Tandem Surfing with her Instructor Clarissa.
Beginner surfing Lessons are held at Kalama park in Kihei. just south of the whale statue.

Kids Surfing Camps: All summer long we run weekly three-day Surfing camps. Our camps offer two shorter sessions surf per day, with a break, and snack in between. We do safety talks, theory, and more water time. 8:00am to 11:00am each day. We provide the gear including lycra rash guard shirt to wear. Students will be placed in small groups according to their weight and experience level. Students can bring their own reef shoes. towels and sunscreen. Click here for our Surf Camp page. See our surf Photo Gallery.

3-day Surf Camps: ages 6-16


Standup paddle Surfing Lessons.

Standup Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Surfing: is the latest evolution in surfing is a revival of the original "Beach Boy surfing" style. We use a long wide board, and a long shafted outrigger style paddle. This style of surfing can be relaxing or exciting depending on your energy levels. This is not strenuous but is a great core workout as a bonus. Now more popular than ever. Click here for more info!

Stand-up Paddle Board  private or group 1-2hrs

Advanced Surfing: Advanced surfing lessons are available for surfers wanting to progress to different boards and more challenging waves. Advanced surf training can be scheduled as private lessons or shared with your group. BYOB or arrange for your boards beforehand. We recommend a two hour minimum.  

Advanced Surfing  2hrs minimum

Surfing on Surfari somewhere on Maui.

Surfing Surfaris: For advanced surfers only! Advanced surfing sessions and surfaris are available for surfers that strong basic skills. we can travel to select locations that offer mare variety and power. Our instructor acts as a tour guide and shows you each break, and shares their local insider knowledge. "Surfari", is usually a private session, but can be shared for your group. Prices are per person. Surfari is usually recommended as a three-hour tour which includes travel time to the site.

Surfari Surfing  3hrs minimum

 

Look for the huge whale statue at Kalama Park in Kihei.
Beginner surfing Lessons are held at Kalama park in Kihei. just south of the whale statue.

Kalama Park in Kihei, is located on Maui's South Shore. Between North Kihei and Wailea. Just minutes from the Wailea Resort area. Just off South Kihei Road, and four miles south from north Kihei. When driving down south Kihei Road, look for the huge concrete whale statue on the "Makai" Side (ocean side). Just to the south of that is a large parking area,Look for our Maui Sports Unlimited surf van parked near the whale statue. where the surf schools meet.

New meeting place: Meet at our new center, Surf Club Maui behind the 76 gas station. 22 Alahele St, opposite Kalama Beach Park

CLICK HERE FOR MEETING PLACE DIAGRAM

Bookings & Reservations: All lessons need to be pre-booked and scheduled in advance. To make your appointment please call our reservation hotline: (808) 280-7060

Surf School

Surfing Lesson Menu

Private Surf Lessons    $140 ( 2 hour)
Group Beginner Surf Lesson  $59 (2 hours) 
Semi-Private Lesson $85  (2 hours)
Short-board Lesson  $140  (2 hours)
Surfing Surfari Tours   $120/hr (min 3 hours)  
Group Standup Paddle Surf  $65 (1.5 hours)
Standup Paddle Private  $140 (1.5 hour)
Standup Paddle Semi-private  $89 (1.5 hours)
3-day Surf Camps  (kids camps)  $195  (3hrs/day)
3-day Surf Camps  (adult camps) $175  (2 hrs/day)
3-Standup Sessions  (adult camps) $180

All Prices quoted are per person. (*pp)

All Prices will have HI state tax added 4.17%

CLICK HERE FOR OUR SURFING PHOTO GALLERY

Call to make a reservation - (808) 280-7060

 

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