Kihei Wailea Family Surfing and SUP

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Maui boasts the perfect conditions for ocean activities and surfing on Maui has been rated by many visitors of all ages, by far, the best Maui activity they enjoyed together, as a family! Maui Wave Riders Surfing School has been providing their guests with unforgettable memories! They specialize in beginners, non-swimmers, small kids and cowards, so no matter where you fit in, you are guaranteed to have an awesome time surfing on Maui! Choose between a surfing lesson or a Stand-Up Paddle Surfing Lesson and get ready to get hooked on surfing, and better yet, surfing in Hawaii and going home to brag about it!!


  • Rated Maui's #1 Ocean Activity for families!
  • All levels welcome, even non-swimmers!
  • Professional CPR & First-Aid certified staff
  • Specialized in beginners, kids & cowards!
  • Special discount for kids ages 10-17
  • All day use of surfing or SUP board after lesson
  • Awesome activity to enjoy as a family!
  • Just minutes from Wailea and Kihei resorts
  • Surfing guarantee!  Ride a wave or your lesson is FREE!


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Days & Hours

Mondays thru Saturdays
Lesson times vary 

Duration: 90-120 minutes depending on lesson type

Location & Directions

Location: 2021 S. Kihei Road, Kihei HI

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Activity Details

Join Maui Wave Riders for a fun and exhilarating family activity which is certain to provide you and your loved ones an adventure you will never forget!  They are a family owned business which has been serving Maui visitors and residents for several years, providing them with a professional and "aloha spirited" team of instructors who love what they do!  They specialize in beginners, kids and cowards and can pretty much guarantee you an awesome time riding the Maui waves!  Their Kihei surfing school is located just minutes from most Wailea and Kihei resorts and their favorite surfing spots are perfect for beginners.  We know you're going to "get hooked on surfing" and will want to go back for more!  With your lesson you are welcome to use their board for the rest of the day, so if you have the energy, they'll have your board!!

Additional Information


You're guaranteed an awesome time in this 2-Hour lesson where you'll be riding the Maui waves soon after you enter the water!  Prior to getting wet you'll enjoy a 10-15 minute land lesson in order to learn the basics of surfing and ocean safety.
Enjoy this fast growing new sport, Stand-Up Paddling, or SUP, which has become a very popular activity enjoyed by visitors and local Maui residents alike! It provides all participants a fun and enjoyable workout for the legs, abs and arms! Your lesson will last 1.5 hours and will get you going on this fun and exciting new sport; it includes a rash guard, reef booties and the SUP equipment. 
Group Lesson - You will join a lesson with up to six participants per instructor. Due to safety reasons children under 10 years old may not participate in group lessons.  
Semi-Private Lesson - The perfect option for a couple or a small family with kids!  You'll have one instructor for your party for more personalized attention.
Private Lesson - For a personalized "one-on-one" lesson.  Kids as young as 2 may participate in this lesson as they will have their instructor's 100% attention.

Lesson Availability

Surfing (Group, Semi-Private & Private) 
Monday thru Saturday at 7:30am, 9:00am & 10:00am, & 11:30am

SUP (Group, Semi-Private, & Private)
Mondays thru Saturdays at 7:30am & 9:00am

Surfing guarantee applies to SURFING LESSONS ONLY
Day use of board offer good ONLY for same day as lesson


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