South Maui: Kalama Beach Park Surf Lessons - top instructors

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This 2-hour surfing lesson is a fun and easy, stress-free way to learn how to surf. Private lessons, semi-private, and group lessons are available at varying times throughout the day.


  • Learn to surf with expert instructors
  • Enjoy your time riding the waves in South Maui
  • Check this item off your bucketlist


Taking surf lessons is an enriching experience that combines physical activity, skill development, and a deep connection with the natural environment. After you've checked in for your surfing adventure, your instructor will run through some dry land instruction so you can practice getting up and staying on the board. After this, you will be taken to the water' edge, where you will leash up and splash in. Times are at 8:00AM & 10:00AM with the earlier lesson being best experience. Taking surf lessons can be a thrilling and rewarding experience. Here are some highlights of what you can expect from surf lessons: 1. Learning the Basics Fundamentals: You'll learn essential techniques like paddling, popping up on the board, and balancing. Ocean Safety: Instructors teach about reading waves, understanding currents, and general ocean safety practices. 2. Professional Guidance Expert Instructors: Lessons are usually led by experienced surfers who provide personalized tips and feedback. Hands-On Coaching: Instructors often give one-on-one attention to help you improve quickly. 3. Beginner-Friendly Environment Gentle Waves: Lessons typically take place in areas with small, manageable waves ideal for beginners. Supportive Atmosphere: There's a focus on encouragement and building confidence in the water. 4. Equipment Provided Surfboards: Beginners are often provided with soft-top surfboards, which are easier to balance on. 5. Warm-Up and Stretching Pre-Surf Routine: Lessons often start with warm-up exercises and stretching to prepare your body and reduce the risk of injury. 6. Onshore Instruction Dry Land Practice: Before hitting the water, you'll practice techniques on the beach to get a feel for the movements. 7. Water Time Catch Your First Wave: The highlight for most beginners is catching and riding their first wave. Practice and Repetition: You'll get multiple opportunities to try and improve with each wave you attempt. 8. Group or Private Lessons Flexible Options: Whether you prefer the camaraderie of a group lesson or the focused attention of a private lesson, there are options available. 10. Improved Fitness Full-Body Workout: Surfing is great for building strength, balance, and cardiovascular fitness. 11. Fun and Enjoyment Exciting Experience: The thrill of riding a wave and the joy of being in the ocean make surf lessons a memorable and fun activity. 12. Connection with Nature Immersive Experience: Surfing offers a unique way to connect with the ocean and appreciate its power and beauty. 13. Cultural Insight Surf Culture: Learn about the rich history and culture of surfing, especially if you're in a place like Hawaii where surfing has deep roots. 14. Post-Lesson Tips Ongoing Improvement: Instructors often provide tips and recommendations for continued practice and improvement. Taking surf lessons is an enriching experience that combines physical activity, skill development, and a deep connection with the natural environment.


Surf Instructor Surfboard and leash Rash guard Booties Refreshments

Important Information

  • Please plan your drive to arrive for check in 15 minutes ahead of your lesson time
  • Bring a beach towel and sunscreen
  • Leave behind loose valuable items such as rings, watches and necklaces
  • Schedule the earliest time once you are on the island, as you may want to go again
  • You can choose from group, semi-private or private lessons

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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