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Poipu Beach Surf School

2100 Hoone Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-652-9590
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My son tried surfing for the first time and couldn't wait to go back. The coaches at Poipu Beach... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
266bradleyf
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Bermuda Dunes, California
Boys ages 16 and 18 had a great time!

These surfing lessons were the highlight of our sons vacation! They had a fabulous time and wished... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
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Poipu Beach Surf School Kauai is owned and operated by professional waterman and former pro bodyboarder Doug Muraoka. Poipu Beach Surf School is committed to providing each of its guests with a safe, fun, friendly surfing experience. Experience and Credentials Doug and his expert staff are all lifeguard trained, CPR certified, local watermen who have been surfing and teaching for years. For your added ocean safety, an official county of Kauai lifeguard station is located right at Poipu Beach in Kauai. Connected to the Ocean Douglas Muraoka was born and raised on the island of Kauai. Doug was raised by his grandparents got introduced to the ocean at an early age because his grandparents were avid fisherman who went fishing five days a week Monday through Friday Doug having no other choice than to go fishing every day at 6 AM spent half of the day at the ocean five days a week. Doug Muraoka Professional Bodyboarder Doug seeing surfers and bodyboarders at the beach he started bodyboarding at 10 years old. Doug picked up on body boarding quick and got his first sponsor which was Poipu Surf and Sport. Doug did local bodyboard contests for years and always made the final's. Doug also qualified for the Hawaii state surfing tournament every year. In 1989 when Doug graduated high school he became a pro bodyboarder and travel mostly to California and Hawaii doing the PSAA bud professional surfing tour. In 1998 Doug won his first pro contest in the drop knee division. As years went on Doug decided to start surfing. Doug loves surfing so much that he surfs 99% of the time now. With his passion for surfing he decided he wants to teach the world to surf so everyone can see how fun the ancient Hawaiian sport of surfing really is. Doug founded Poipu Beach surf school in 2005!
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2100 Hoone Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My son tried surfing for the first time and couldn't wait to go back. The coaches at Poipu Beach Surf School want to see their students have fun and be able to stand up on their boards. They do it in a safe structured manner.

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Thank 266bradleyf
Reviewed 4 days ago

These surfing lessons were the highlight of our sons vacation! They had a fabulous time and wished they had more time after the lesson to surf. Both boys rode waves.

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Thank reneewalkbyfaith
Reviewed 4 days ago

Everyone was standing up by the end. Our guy was super helpful as he also let us know a few etiquette tricks that the other schools did not teach... Fun and totally worth it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our daughter (who is 12) took a one day lesson She had loads of fun! Plenty of time to paddle and get opportunities to catch a wave and get up.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My two 14yr olds went for a group lesson, which ended up being semi-private, so lots of one-on-one attention. They both really enjoyed it and said their instructor was very nice, which I could tell as well in the short amount of time I spoke...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my son and daughter (18 & 13 respectively). We've never surfed before so we did a semi-private lesson. Kavi (Chris) was our lesson and experience exceeded my expectations. He was very friendly, informative and got all of us up on the boards...More

1  Thank Bigshepherd10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much fun! Great for a couple and well suited for varied abilities. The shop was also great for shopping.

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Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Instructor was great! Gave me feedback. Super positive. Helped me carry the board. Felt informal which I liked.

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Thank joannasY6081QE
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Also let me reschedule lesson with my daughter who was not feeling well without penalty. Thanks a bunch.

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Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

It was my first time ever surfing and I had a blast! The instructors were great! Would definitely recommend for anyone; couples, teens, and adolescent children as all of these were in my group. It was a great beach with easy waves for practicing.

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