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Surf Lessons at Hanalei Bay, North Shore Kauai

Hanalei Wave Riders Surf School

Hanalei Wave Riders - Kayak Hanalei

Kauai Surf School at Hanalei Bay

Our Hawaiian family takes great pride in sharing the sport of He‘e Nalu (surfing or sliding on a wave) with you. We offer private , small group, and family surf instruction for all levels. Lessons start with instructors teaching technique and safety on the beach, then we’ll pick a sandy bottom spot in Hanalei Bay and go rip it up. Lessons are year-round adapting to daily conditions. Join us for a safe, fun, and unforgettable surf experience at the amazing sandbars of Hanalei Bay!

Surf Lessons

Kauai Surf Lessons at Hanalei Bay

Our Hawaiian family takes great pride in sharing the sport of He’e Nalu (surfing or sliding on a wave) with you. All levels are welcome and all surfing lessons are two hours in length.

Hanalei Bay is a great beginner friendly beach for surfing lessons. Join our Hawaiian family for a safe, fun & unforgettable surf experience at the amazing sandbars of Hanalei Bay. The waves are perfect for beginners and usually the student will be able to touch bottom.

Surf lessons are available Monday through Saturday.

Lesson starts 30 minutes after check in time.

Prices (plus tax):
Group Lesson
$85

2-4 Students Per Instructor (Ages 10 & Up)

Semi-Private Lesson
$95

2-3 Students Per Instructor (Ages 8 & Up)

Private Lesson
$130

1 Student Per Instructor (Ages 5 & Up)

SUP Lessons

Kauai SUP Lessons at Hanalei Bay

Stand Up Paddle boarding (aka SUP) is a super fun way for all experience levels and ages to get out on the water. All of our boards offer great stability!

Hanalei Bay is a great beginner friendly beach for your first SUP lesson. Join our Hawaiian family for a safe, fun & unforgettable experience paddling around the bay, catching some waves, or going for a relaxing paddle up the tranquil Hanalei River.

SUP lessons are available Monday through Saturday.

Lesson starts 30 minutes after check-in time.

Prices (plus tax):

Group Lesson
$85

2-4 Students Per Instructor (Ages 10 & Up)

Semi-Private Lesson
$95

2-3 Students Per Instructor (Ages 8 & Up)

Private Lesson
$130

1 Student Per Instructor (Ages 5 & Up)

We welcome surfers ages 5 years and up and offer both private and group surf lessons. However, a private surf lesson is required for ages 5 to 7 allowing our instructors more one-on-one time with the youngsters for their safety in the ocean. During the group lessons, there is a maximum of four students per instructor. All students are provided with a soft top surf board, a leash, and a rash guard. All instructors are certified in CPR, First Aid, & Advanced Lifesaving.