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Poipu Beach Surf School is owned and operated by professional waterman and former pro body boarder Doug Muraoka. Poipu Beach Surf School is committed to providing you with a safe, fun, and friendly surfing experience. Doug and his expert staff are all local watermen who have been surfing and/or teaching for years.

Group Lesson Ages 9+
Semi Private Lesson Ages 6+
Private Lesson Ages 6+
  • Sunny South Side
  • Private Lessons Available
  • Great for Beginners

Kauaʻi Surf Lesson Options & Rates

  • Basic Surf Lesson – For the first time beginner
    $90 per person
  • Semi-Private Lesson – For groups of two or more
    $150 per person
  • Private Lesson
    $225 per person
  • Surf with Instructor – For the intermediate surfer who wants to learn a break and get some extra instruction
    $200 per person
  • Surf Tour – For the upper intermediate to advanced surfer – surfers are taken to a more advanced surf spot to surf with instructor; lunch is included, at closest local eatery.
    $300 per person
  • KIDS Semi-Private Lesson – Kids 5+ (MUST KNOW HOW TO SWIM). One-hour lesson, 2-8 kids.
  • KIDS Private Lesson – Kids 5+ (MUST KNOW HOW TO SWIM). A one-hour lesson, one-on-one with the instructor.

Poipu Beach Surf School Info

Poipu Beach Surf School offers many different types of lessons and for a variety of skill levels for surfing.

All surf lessons start out with a 10 – 15 minute land lesson, educating surfers about the surfboard, how to paddle, how to stand up, and other techniques, closing with ocean safety tips. The rest of the lesson is spent in the water catching waves. Your instructor stays with you in the water the entire lesson, never leaving you in the ocean alone.

Check-In: 10-15 minutes prior to scheduled lesson.

What to Bring: Sunscreen, towel, and bottled water. We suggest not wearing valuable items.

What to Wear: Men – Comfortable swim trunks. Women – One-piece swimsuit, surf shorts with tankini or bikini is fine.

Your Tour Includes: Surfboard and instructors that are trained watermen making your safety the number one priority!