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Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea

78-6685 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2409
+1 808-322-4338
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Get SURF LESSONS and RENTALS with Kahaluu Bay Surf & Sea in beautiful Kona, Hawaii. Winner of the 2014, 2015 and now 2016 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence award. Come experience the truly Hawaiian sport of surfing. Our friendly surf instructors teach people of all ages and skill levels how to surf in a fun and safe environment. We also have one of the largest selections of quality Surfboards, Stand Up Paddle Boards, and Snorkel gear for rent on the Big Island. The only surf shop located directly across the street from Kahaluu Bay, one of the best surfing and snorkeling beaches in Kona. So what are you waiting for? Book your surf lesson today!
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78-6685 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2409
+1 808-322-4338
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My siblings and I had a semi private surfing lesson with Tyler. They provided surf booties as well as rash guards and boards. Our instructor was very helpful and allowed us all to take up waves at our own pace. Definitely recommended for first surfers....More

Thank Melissa I
Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I signed up for a group lesson on a Wednesday morning. It ended up being only us two in the lesson which was great. They provided rash guards, booties, and surf boards. The lesson started with an on-land demonstration which was very...More

Thank Charles Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was so much fun to finally learn how to surf. All the people are super nice and we laughed a lot.Thank you Ben for your enthusiasm, it was amazing!!!!!

Thank Sigridpost
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was worried about embarrassing myself at first but our instructor was so friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this place to everyone looking for fun, relaxed surfing lessons.

Thank Ainslie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great group of surf teachers, really nice people who want to make sure you have a great time. Unfortunately the waves weren't very big the day we went but was good enough for first timers. We definitely learned the basics and completely enjoyed...More

Thank Tribe1022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 7 set up semi-private lessons with awesome instructors and owner Ben greeting us at the gate! Can not say enough good things from instruction to equipment it was all an excellent experience! Look no further if you are looking for a surf...More

Thank shellyt806
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of six of us took surfing lessons through Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea and were all extremely impressed. We showed up to the shop initially and Ben, the owner, told us that the surf wasn't really big enough to go out but offered...More

Thank ellen_rogers571
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took surfing lessons with Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea on a couple of different days during our stay on the Big Island.The first day was a great experience. Not only did I manage to get up on the first two tries but I was...More

1  Thank Jim R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our private lesson with Suzy & Coby was one of the highlights of our week on the Big Island. Being on the water was beautiful. We all caught waves. And we created some great family memories!

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We had blast learning to surf in Kona! Great way to enjoy the local surf and have fun. The instructors were careful, attentive, and very considerate of each person's individual skills.

Thank Ron Z
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