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Titus Kinimaka's Hawaiian School of Surfing

Quicksilver Surf Shop, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
+1 808-652-1116
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First time surfers; Won't be the last

Excellent time with our instructor, Keaton, for our family of 4. Everyone was able to surf within... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Highlight of Our Trip

Where to begin? First off, Rick was a great teacher. He was personable, gave great instructions... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
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Quicksilver Surf Shop, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
+1 808-652-1116
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent time with our instructor, Keaton, for our family of 4. Everyone was able to surf within minutes of hitting the waves. Hanelai Bay was a great place to learn. The 90 minute lessons was a perfect amount of time. Easy phone reservations, office staff...More

Thank 38katelane
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Where to begin? First off, Rick was a great teacher. He was personable, gave great instructions, pushed us to really nail our positions and gave us one of our favorite food recommendations of the trip -- lol -- the chili pepper chicken at the Snack...More

Thank patriceseibel
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We probably had less than five minutes instruction on the beach, and before we knew it, we were in the water. Hanalei Bay was a perfect place to learn how to surf. We had a few sets near the pier with not much of a...More

Thank smithies2808
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We showed up for a 9:30 lesson - met with Henry (super nice guy) who got us signed in. I had never surfed and my wife was a little anxious given she'd taken lessons before with little success. Rick was our instructor and we couldn't...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 16 September 2016

What a fantastic time!! Two couples took the short 15-20 minute on-land lesson first which was thorough, clear, patient and spot on. After short 2 minute drive you are beachside. Long sleeves are helpful b/c of the tendency of arms/armpits to rub side of board...More

Thank simmonsfamily954
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Rick's patient and humorous instruction, my son and I were able to learn the basics of surfing in beautiful Hanalei Bay. Made my vacation.

Thank Tkyrnr
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Professional and timely outfit. Justin was our instructor and he was fantastic. We took our three kids, ages 11, 9 and 5, for lessons in Maui and they had an experience leaving them resistant to giving it another try. Justin was great about easing any...More

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Rick taught my 12 year old son to surf! Got up on his second try. He can't wait to surf again! Made lessons fun and relaxed. Checkin was a breeze and entire staff is so friendly!

Thank Lewis402
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

After a quick safety demonstration on premises, the kids were riding small waves in nearby beach in less than 10 minutes thanks to super cool instructor Henry. Good vibe and excellent attitude. He even invited us parents to give it a try! Besides the above,...More

Thank travelandfood69
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This group is amazing! Henry had our kids (16, 14 & 12) surfing in the first 10 minutes! Henry was very easy to work with and patient. Robin took great care of us and we rented boards twice since then. Bonus: if you get lessons...More

Thank Dean N
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Hi! We will be coming to Kauai in early March and have 3 teenagers who want to surf a lot on our trip. They have each surfed maybe 6x in the last 5 years but I would not consider them intermediate surfers. What part of the island will be most ideal for their skill level at that time of year? Thanks in advance!
12 September 2016|
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Response from Johanne D | Reviewed this property |
H I. The north shore in Hanalei Bay is the best. Go early in the day for less crowds and gentler waves.